Rishang Keishing, was former Chief Minister of Manipur passes away
Published: August 23, 2017
Rishang Keishing (96), the former Manipur Chief Minister and a member of the first Lok Sabha, has passed away in Imphal, Manipur on August 23, 2017. The veteran Congress leader and a Naga served as the chief minister of Manipur from 1980 to 1988 and from 1994 to 1997. The Manipur government has declared that all government offices and educational institutions will be closed on August 24 as mark of respect to Keishing.