Former Arunachal Pradesh minister Dibang Tatak passed away due to Covid19 at the Dedicated Covid Hospital (CH) Chimpu on Sunday morning.

He was admitted at the facility a few days ago.

Tatak represented Rumgong constituency for two terms.

According to sources, he was diabetic and also had heart ailments.

Tatak’s demise has been condoled by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu, deputy chief minister Chowna Mein, former chief minister Nabam Tuki, Assembly speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona and other leaders.

“Sad to know that former Minister Shri Dibang Tatak is no more. May God give his family members strength to bear the loss. My heartfelt condolences and may the departed soul rest in peace forever,” Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Khandu tweeted.

“Deeply saddened to learn of the passing away of former Minister Shri Dibang Tatak ji today. Two termed MLA from Rumgong Constituency, he served the people of State as Minister and Chairman. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and pray to Almighty to comfort them,” Arunachal Pradesh deputy chief minister Chowna Mein tweeted. 

“Very saddened to hear about the untimely demise of former minister Dibang Tatak ji . My deepest sympathy to his family and friends and I pray for peace , strength and comfort in this hard time,” former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki tweeted.

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona speaker tweeted: “Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Minister Shri Dibang Tatak. His untimely demise is a great loss to the State. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. May his soul rest in eternal peace!”

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