ITANAGAR/ROWMARI, Jul 02: The last rites of journalist Minitu Tamuli were performed at his native village New Rowmari, Bihali, Assam in the wee hours of Friday.
The 32-year-old journalist was an Assistant Information Publicity Secretary of the APC and APUWJ and was associated with a number of electronic media organizations including News18, Prime Time, Pratidin, CDCN,Times Now and Arunbhoomi.
A team of state media fraternity under the banner of Arunachal Press Club (APC), Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) and Arunachal Electronic & Digital Media Association (AEDMA) visited the New Rowmari village to pay homage to the departed soul.
Extending profound condolences to the grieving family members, APC President Dodum Yangfo said, “Late Mintu was one of the endowed budding journalists of the state who in a very short span of his journey achieved many accolades in this field of journalism.”
“His loss at such a young age is not only irreparable for the family members but also for the whole media fraternity of the state,” added APC president Yangfo.
“Though he was originally a native of Assam, but he was born and brought up in Arunachal, so his love for this land and his contribution to his profession is immense, he will be remembered always,” Yangfo added.
Recalling the contributions and work experiences of Lt Mintu , APUWJ President Amar Sangno stated, “Mintu was one of the resourceful persons and with a positive attitude he used to take any responsibility assigned to him during any kind of event organized by the media fraternity.”
Sangno also informed the family that Chief Minister Pema Kandu, Deputy CM Chowna Mein have personally conveyed condolence messages to the family members.
The state media bodies assured the grieving family members any possible assistance from the fraternity side.
Among others, President AEDMA- Migom Toko, Advisor –AEDMA Mukul Pathak and CEO- Arun Bhumi Takam Sonia also shared their condolences.