11th Dec 2019 11:12:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Dec 11: Mepung Phassang Cheda, the wife of President, Arunachal Publishers and Broadcasters Guild and Editor of 'The Arunachal Pioneer' Chopa Cheda, breathed her last at a Chennai hospital on Wednesday after prolonged illness.
Mepung, 39, is survived by two sons and four daughters. Born to Late Chakang Phassang, Mepung was loved and admired by all and was the younger sister of state BJP Vice President Tame Phassang and former chairperson of Gyadom Welfare Society (Women Wing). It was a heart-breaking news for the state’s media fraternity and Arunachal Press Club (APC), Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) and Arunachal Electronic and Digital Media Association (AEDMA) have  deeply mourned the demise and prayed for her eternal peace. “Words are not sufficient to console the bereaved family at this hour of pain, yet it is our modest prayer that the Almighty gives enough strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss,” a joint statement from APC, APUWJ and AEDMA said.   A woman with a beautiful personality, integrity and action, Mepung lived a short but meaningful life and would always be remembered, the statement added.

 The Arunachal Publishers & Broadcasters Guild (APBG) has joined the state in mourning the sad demise of Mrs Minoti Riba, who breathed her last Wednesday morning. She was the wife of former chief minister late Tomo Riba.
The Guild also mourned the demise of Mrs Mepung Phassang Cheda who passed away after prolonged illness.  
She was the wife of Chopa Cheda, President of the APBG.
Today is a sad day for all especially the Guild. Our heartfelt prayers and condolences goes out to both familes. May the Almighty give them strength to forge through this difficult phase, the APBG said in a release this evening.
Meanwhile, Assembly Speaker Pasang D. Sona has also deeply condoled the sudden and untimely demise of Cheda and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
Arunachal Pradesh Women’s welfare Society (APWWS) has mourned the death of Minoti Riba. She was the epitome of strength , courage and dignity who played various roles in a patriachal society, APWWS said in a statement.
She was also founder member of the Mahila Imdad Bhawan which was established in the year 1976 with the sole objective of empowering the women of Arunachal Pradesh by imparting various training. She was vocal and always spoke her mind.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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