The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee on Sunday issued a press release expressing deep sorrow on the demise of veteran Congress MLA and former Minister, Laishram Nandakumar Singh who expired on 5th December, 2020 at the age of 86.
The press release said that Nandakumar breathed his last following post Covid complications at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal. Nandakumar, a resident of Nagamapal Singjubung Leikai was a three-time Congress MLA of the State from 2002 to 2012. He was born on 17 th February,1934, it added.
MPCC President Moirangthem Okendro chaired the condolence meeting held at Congress Bhavan, B.T Road Imphal at 8:30am on Sunday. Okram Ibobi Singh, CLP leader stated that “His demise has left a void not only for the party but for the State as well. He was a seasoned leader and an eminent lawyer who made remarkable contributions to both the party and the public”, and further extended his condolences to the family members and friends in this hour of grief.
The condolence meeting was also attended by CWC member Gaikhangam, Vice President Dr. Kh. Ratankumar, office bearers and other working members of the MPCC.
Former Minister, Laishram Nandakumar Singh served as Minister of Law and Legislative Affairs, Health and labour at different points of time. He was elected as Commissioner of Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) in 1972 and was also a governing member of the National Law School, Bangalore before being elected as a Senior Advocate of Guwahati High Court in 2001. He also held the post of vice-chairman of All India Bar Council, the press release said. A two-minute silence was observed to show respect in this hour of bereavement, it added.