The 11th session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) commenced on Sunday at NLA Secretariat in Kohima with Governor of Nagaland and Assam, Prof Jagdish Mukhi addressing the august house.
Obituary reference to the passing away of Dr. Kakheto Zhimomi, former MLA in February 2022, was made by the Speaker NLA Sharingain Longkumer.
Late Dr Kakheto Zhimoni former member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly was born on August 3, 1951 and obtained his MBBS from Guwahati Medical College in 1976 and degree in radiologist diagnostic from All India Medical College in New Delhi.
He first joined the Medical Department as Assistant Surgeon in Naga Civil Hospital Kohima in 1978 and later served as Radiologist from 1984 till 1986. He resigned from active government service in 1986. He first contested the general election as a candidate from Naga people's party in 1991 but was not elected. He later on successfully contested from the Ghaspani assembly constituency in 1993 and was appointed as the Minister of Fisheries and Home Guards and served in the same position till 1998.
Dr Kakheto passed away at the age of sixty nine leaving behind his wife and six sons. The Speaker informed that the demise of late Dr Kakheto Zhimoni was a great loss to the Sumi community in particular and for the Nagas in general. The house observed a five minute silence in respect of the departed soul.