The union said that the deceased foremr MLA was a prominent leader of the Gorkha community in Manipur and his untimely demise is a great loss to the community.
The general secretary of the student body, LB Adhikari recalled that Kishore Thapa was consecutively elected thrice from Kangpokpi Assembly Constituency from 1976 to 1990 while adding that he was elected twice on the Congress ticket and one as an Independent.
While sharing the grief and pain of the bereaved family, the union also prayed for the Almighty God to give strength to the family members to bear the irreparable loss of the dynamic Gorkha leader.
Meanwhile, the All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union, Irang Part-II Unit said that the 70th Independence Day was celebrated at Irang Part-II Govt High School, Panikhetti yesterday.
|Ex-MLA of Manipur Kishore Thapa passed away.|
The tricolor was hoisted by the chief guest. Hundreds of students from various educational institutions of the surrounding areas attended.