Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy passes away

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Published: January 29,2021 12:32 PM
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January 29, 2021: Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy died on Thursday evening at his residence in Kohima after a brief illness, family sources said.

January 29, 2021: Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy died on Thursday evening at his residence in Kohima after a brief illness, family sources said.



He was 57 and survived by wife and four children.



Toy, a 1989-batch IAS officer, took charge as the chief secretary of Nagaland in March 2018.



He was diagnosed with a liver problem in mid-2020 and was under constant medication. He was also flown to the US for medical treatment but returned without much improvement, family sources said.



Governor RN Ravi, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton and Leader of Opposition TR Zeliang condoled the demise.



The IAS Association of Nagaland and other tribal organisations also expressed their grief. (PTI)