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Grief at Xavier Rutsa's demise
Date : 11th June 2018

Xavier Rutsa
Xavier Rutsa



JFA expresses grief at Xavier Rutsa’s demise

Guwahati, 11 June: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses profound grief at sudden demise of Kohima based senior journalist Xavier Rutsa this morning, who suffered a massive stroke after the midnight. He was rushed to the nearby hospital, but the attending doctors declared him brought dead.

Engaged with a national newspaper Xavier, 45, was also president of Kohima Press Club. He was also associated with various social organizations of Nagaland. The media fraternity along with Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, Sate chief minister Neiphiu Rio, opposition political leader TR Zeliang with others expressed grief over his death. The JFA conveys its deepest condolences to his family and all members of the local press club.

“While mourning Xavier’s untimely demise, let’s learn from the tragedy,” said a statement issued by JFA president Rupam Barua and secretary Nava Thakuria adding that the working journalists should keep aside adequate time for his/her personal health. At least they should go for regular screenings of blood pressure & sugar and weight along with other physical parameters either individually or in community level, it asserted.




Office of the
NAGA PEOPLE'S FRONT
CENTRAL HQS KOHIMA
Dated, 11 June 2018

Condolence Message

I, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu, the President of the Naga People’s Front on my behalf and on behalf of the party rank and file is pained and saddened to learn about the sudden demise of senior Journalist and President of Kohima Press Club, Xavier Rutsa early hour on 11 June 2018.

It is tragic that such a young man with his caliber who is not only contributing to the society through his journalism but also active in many social organization had left for his heavenly abode.

Late Xavier Rutsa is an honest and an upright senior Journalist of deep understanding with an incisive edge in his writings had immensely contributed for the upliftment of the society and the vacuum he created will be difficult to replace and his untimely demise is a great loss to the media fraternity of Nagaland.

“I’m personally at a loss for words over the loss of a fine journalist. I wish to express my deepest condolences to his family members, the media fraternity of Nagaland and pray to the Amighty to grant solace and comfort all his near and dear ones.”

May the Almighty lift up the light of His countenance upon the departed soul and give him peace, now and forever.

May the departed soul rest in eternal peace.

Sd/
(Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu)
President, Nagaland People’s Front




Media Cell,
Chief Minister's Office,
Nagaland, Kohima
11th June, 2018

CONDOLENCE

The Hon’ble Chief Minister is shocked to hear the demise of Mr. Xavier Rutsa, senior journalist, on 11th June, 2018. His condolence is as follows:

“I am shocked to learn that senior journalist Mr. Xavier Rutsa passed away early Monday morning. Mr. Rutsa was one of the senior journalists in the State and has an illustrious career and was Correspondent for Nagaland Post; a regular contributor to Eastern Panorama, and was presently the Kohima Correspondent of the Times of India. He was also President of the Kohima Press Club.

Being a keen sports enthusiast, he used to report extensively on local sporting events and also dedicated his free time towards various social activities. During the course of my many interactions with him over the years, I found him to be sincerely committed towards social causes and he was always positive in his approach towards public concerns. In his demise, the people of Nagaland have lost a towering media personality, a good friend and a simple, humble human being.

On behalf of the Government of Nagaland and on behalf of my family, I extend heartfelt condolences to all members of the bereaved family, the media fraternity and to all those who knew him. We pray that Almighty God will give you strength to bear this unbelievable loss.

May the departed soul rest in eternal peace.”

Sd/- ( PAUSUI ZELIANG )
Press Secretary to Chief Minister


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