GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF NAGALIM
Ministry of Information and Publicity
Hebron, the 17th May, 2019
To face death is an inevitable phenomenon for human being. But, for a revolutionary who has given his best for the cause he has adopted, death is a testimony of his sacrifice. The Government of the People’s Republic of Nagalim (GPRN) expresses deep sorrow over the death of (L) Mr. Lumba Raising from Peh village (Wung Tangkhul Region), Executive Member, Steering Committee, NSCN on 17th May, 2019 after his prolonged fight against cancer. He passed away peacefully at around 3 AM at Referral Hospital, Dimapur.
He was in the national service for thirty (30) years and has served in different capacities ever since he joined NSCN in 1988. He was one person who helped set up the Secretariat, GPRN in Council Headquarters (CHQ), Hebron. He was the first Principal Secretary, GPRN. He has served as Auditor General (AG), Chaplee Secretary, Kilo Secretary, Keya Secretary, Secretary of Art, Culture & Tourism (ACT) and Kilonser of Mines & Minerals.
For the family members left behind by him, the Naga nation is proud of them for having such a wonderful person as a husband and as a father who has contributed his best for the cause of the Naga nation. However, GPRN expresses regrets that he has to leave this world without seeing the fruition of Naga political struggle which he was a part of. For the service rendered for the Naga nation, his name shall be recorded in the pages of the Naga political struggle.
May God bestow comfort and strength to the bereaved family members to withstand this deep sorrow!
Issued by MIP