Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh condoled the sudden demise of former Chief Minister and Parliamentarian Shri Rishang Keishing.
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister remembered Shri Keishing as one of the longest serving Chief Ministers of the State.
He said, “Shri Rishang Keishing’s contribution towards Manipur’s progress will always be remembered. I offer my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Shri Rishang Keishing.”
The Chief Minister said that ShriRishang Keishing was a people’s man and a pragmatic leader. The veteran politician was one of the oldest Parliamentarians of India, he added.
As a mark of respect to the departed soul, a three-day State mourning will be observed, and the Government offices and educational institutions will remain closed today i.e August 23,2017.