Ex MP Pu Holkhomang Haokip is no more.

Ex MP Pu Holkhomang Haokip is no more.

A reknown Kuki politician Pu Holkhomang Haokip pased away today. Holkhomang Haokip was first elected as a member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly in 1972. He was a Member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India from 2000–2004. The son of Indian National Army (INA) Freedom Fighter and pensioner Shri Chunglet Haokip, Holkhomang worked tirelessly for the upliftment of his people when he was the President of Kuki Inpi, the apex organisation of Kukis in Manipur, since 1995.

He was the headmaster of Gandhi Memorial High School at Molnom, in Churachandpur, 1963–1972. Holkhomang was also the President of Kut Festival, a major festival of the Kuki people, for 8 years. He was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha as Member of Parliament in 1999.

May his soul rest in peace.

 

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