Kohima, July 13: Nagaland’s former MLA and parliamentary secretary Dr KC Nihoshe passed away at Dimapur on Tuesday morning.

Dr Nihoshe’s demise has been confirmed by Nagaland public health engineering minister Jacob Zhimomi.

Dr Nihoshe represented the Zunheboto Assembly constituency. Zhimomi has deeply condoled the demise of the former MLA.

“Former MLA and Parliamentary Secretary, Nagaland Dr KC Nihoshe has just passed away at Dimapur today. Deepest condolences to the bereaved family. May his soul RIP,” minister Zhimomi tweeted on Tuesday morning.

Nagaland deputy chief minister Yanthungo Patton has also condoled the sudden demise of the former MLA and parliamentary secretary.


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“Heartfelt condolences to the friends, family, and well-wishers of former Parliamentary Secretary Dr KC Nihoshe. Saddened by the news of his demise,” deputy chief minister Patton tweeted.

Patton said Dr Nihoshe was an inspiring leader and a gentleman. Patton wrote on his Twitter handle: “He was an inspiring leader and a thorough gentleman. May his soul rest in peace!”