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BJP state President Saikhom Tikendra Singh passes away: PM, CM and others including Imphal Times condole the demise

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, May 14:

President of the BJP Manipur Pradesh , Saikhom Tikendra Singh passed away yesterday evening at Shija Hospital Langol here in Imphal. He had undergone treatment at JNIMS hospital since April 30 after tested COVID -19 on April 27 this year. Later he was shifted to ICU at Shija Hospital and Research Institute at 11.15 am and later he succumbed7.40 pm yesterday.
Prime Minister India, Narendra Modi, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and other Ministers and BJP workers and leaders as well as opposition party and National BJP leaders condole the demise of Prof. Saikhom Tikendra Singh.
Imphal Times also condole the demise of the late BJP President. His lost will remain as a vacuum to not only BJP but also to the entire political theatre of the state.
Prof. Saikhom Tikendra Singh, who is known for his stand for the truth, was born on 1 March 1952 in a socio-political family as a third and last son of a Panchay Member later known a Pradhan of Panchayat. He started his political career as student leader/activist since early school time actively participating struggles for socio-economic, political and educational causes of student’s community in Manipur and outside the state.
Prof. Saikhom Tikendra Singh received his Post Graduate degree in Philosophy with specialisation in Indian Philosophy and Symbolic Logic from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 1973. During his University days, Oja Tikendra Singh actively participated in the JP movement as a student leader.
After his Post Graduate, he joined service as Assistant Professor of Philosophy in Maharaja Bodhachandra College, Palace Compound, Imphal in 1974. However, he took voluntary retirement from service of Associate Professor in 1994 after 20 years of service and joined BJP.
Oja Tikendra who served the party till his last breath worked for the growth and strengthening of BJP in Manipur at various capacities. He served the party for 13 years as Senior Vice-President during the Presidentship of Col. H Bhuban Singh from 1995 – 2000; M Bhorot Singh from 2000 to 2004 and Sh Shantikumar Sharma from 2009 to 2012. He also served the party as General Secretary (Admin) for 4 years during the Presidentship of Dr. H Borbabu Singh from 2006 to 2009. Later served the Party as Chief Spokesperson of BJP Manipur Pradesh till he assumed the office of the President on June 2, 2020.

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