Taro Chatung
Taro Chatung

Veteran journalist from Arunachal Pradesh Abang Taro Chatung passed away on Saturday morning at Tamo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun.

Referred to as the pioneer of electronic media in the state, late Chatung was an inspiration for media persons of the state.

He was associated with several burning issues of the state.

Chatung’s mortal remains will be kept at his residence at MOWB II near AG office for well-wishers to pay their last homage.

His last rites will be performed at his ancestral home in Ziro.

Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu expressed grief and extended his condolences to the bereaved family.

In a tweet, Khandu wrote, “It breaks my heart to know Chatung sir is no more with us. He went to any extent to extract the truth and present it before the public. It would be impossible to fill the void he has left behind as the omnipresent, courageous and sincere journalist. Rest in Peace sir.”

Khandu further said that Arunachal Pradesh will always remain grateful to the late journalist for his relentless service to the state.


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