इंडियन आवाज़     20 Apr 2018 08:14:45      انڈین آواز

North East loses 2 journalists in a week

JFA express grief over death of Thokchom and Kakati

By Our Correspondent / Guwahati

North East has lost two prominent journalists last week. they were Manipur based senior journalist Khelen Thokchom and Assam based Mohan Kakati.

 Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses profound grief at the sudden demise of Khelen Thokchom, who was one of the active media persons of northeast India. Thokchom (58) experienced severe chest pain last night at his residence in Imphal and was immediately rushed to the hospital where he died on 1 April morning.

khelenOn the other hand, the JFA invites all media persons of Assam to attend a memorial meeting to pay mohan,kakatitributes to senior journalist Mohan Kakati, who expired on 26 March after suffering from illness for sometimes. The meeting is scheduled for 3 pm on Tuesday (3 April) at Guwahati Press Club.

Hailed from Roha in Nagaon district, Kakati (63)  worked for
Dainik Janambhumi, Dainik Asom, Ajir batori, Asomiya Pratidin, Aji,
Asomiya Khabar, Niyamia Barta etc and left behind a host of relatives
and well-wishers.

“Understanding the life of a scribe is precious to the society and nation, we urge all media persons to maintain a sound health pursuing  preventive healthcare initiatives along with their families. Moreover we appeal to the governments to support the bereaved families at this time of crisis,” said a statement issued by JFA president Rupam Barua and secretary Nava Thakuria.

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