The All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) which is the apex student body of the Nagas of Manipur condoled the sad demise of Lt. Dr. Vareso Ningshen, Professor, LMS College, DM. University in one of their press release.
Thiirtung Wanglar, President, ANSAM and AC. Thotso, General Secretary, ANSAM in their statement mentioned that they are saddened by the sudden demise of an erudite scholar, who was a mentor and a strength to ANSAM also. He was a teacher not only to the student community but to everyone who sought his knowledge and expertise. He guided with humility and charisma that is special to a learned and God-fearing person. He understood the movement like no other. He propounded co-existence but never took the middle path. He boldly shared that the Naga National Flag and a Constitution is not anathema to co-existence. Rather, it was a path to greater self-determination of every people. He did not hesitate to discourse openly within and beyond the state and encouraged the same to all, the press release stated.
“In him, we have lost a man who had clarity of vision and who walked the talk. ANSAM salutes his noble service! We offer our deepest condolences to his wife and children and to the fraternity he built across communities and affiliations,” the statement said.
His departure is an end to his physical work but not to his ideas and vision, they mentioned and prayed for his soul to rest in peace.
On the other hand, the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) expressed their appreciation and acknowledgement to Catholic Church in Manipur for possible collaboration with the Health Department, Govt of Manipur in prevailing spread and arrest of the pandemic Covid-19 in Manipur.
Mention may be made that Dominic Lumon DD, Archbishop, Archdiocese of Imphal in his consent letter to the Principal Secretary (Health & FW), Govt of Manipur stated that they are willing to share and collaborate with their infrastructures strength in assisting the state Govt in vaccination drive, awareness creation, information and sharing and providing their facilities for primary care by creating isolation centres.