Shillong, Aug 30: The Mawkhar Dorbar Shnong has condoled the death of its former headman WHD Syngkon (70) on Monday.
Syngkon passed away in the morning at NEIGRIHMS and his funeral was held in the evening.
Expressing grief over his sudden demise, headman AS Tariang said, “We truly have lost our respected friend, near and dear to all of us,”
In a condolence message, Tariang said that Syngkon had served as headman of Mawkhar Dorbar Shnong from 2000 till 2018 and also held the post of additional advocate general.
He had also contested the state Assembly polls from Mawkhar.
The Mawkhar Dorbar Shnong along with the Seng Kynthei Mawkhar Welfare Association, Seng Samla Mawkhar and Mawkhar Sports Club held a condolence meeting and observed one minute silence as a mark of respect and honour to the departed soul.
“We extend our heartfelt condolences to all the bereaved family members and pray that God grant comfort and peace during this time of bereavement,” Tariang said.