22nd Jul 2021 12:07:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jul 21: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today condoled the sad demise of the state’s first generation civil servant late Tagom Darang who expired on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.
In his condolence message to late Darang’s wife Omang Moyong Darang, Khandu wrote “In his demise, the State has lost a veteran administrator, who contributed immensely towards the development of the State in various capacities. I believe, leaving this mortal world will not diminish the love and affection showered on him by the people and his soul will remain immortal. So would his footsteps and the contributions made to the state during his memorable service career.
I know this would be the most trying times for the family members to cope with the irreparable loss, I hope my humble words of consolation would ease the grief even if a little."
Hailing from babuk village, late Tagom Darang completed his graduation from St Edmund’s College, Shillong and joined civil services as a base superintendent at Khonsa in 1965. He served in almost all the parts of the state as Circle officer, EAC, Joint Secretary, Director, Deputy Commissioner and Secretary to Government of Arunachal Pradesh. He had retired in the year 2006.
Pasighat East and West MLAs Kaling Moyong and Ninong Ering expressed grief over the death of retired IAS Tagom Darang who passed away on Tuesday at his Diking residence, Pasighat at the age of 80 after prolonged illness. In their condolence messages, the legislators stated that the late officer was known for his honesty and simplicity. An epitome of integrity and dedication his dedicated services in various capacities to the people of the state will not be forgotten. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and pray that they have all the courage to cope with this tragedy. May his soul rest in peace,” they added.

East Siang Deputy Commissioner Dr. Kinny Singh too expressed grief adding that “I join the Arunachalees in paying homage to Darang Sahab. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends”.

Kenter Joya Riba

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