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Nagaland: Environment Minister CM Chang dies at 78

Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change CM Chang died today, October 12 at Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima. He was 78.

However, the details about the cause of death is yet to be confirmed.

Advisor of the Minister tweeted the news expressing condolences for the demised CM, he wrote, “”Condolences on the demise of Mr. CM Chang. He was a retired IAS officer, a former LokSabha MP and a serving minister in the Nagaland Govt. Forthright, respected and always a gentleman. He will be missed. A huge vacuum has been created. RIP.”

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saddened by the passing of Shri CM Chang, Minister, Nagaland. He served the people and our State as a Govt official and went on to serve as MLA. A valued colleague during our tenure together in the NLA. Condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.”

Chang was a retired IAS officer and former Member of Parliament from Nagaland.

Chang serving as the Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Justice & Law minister in the state cabinet, was a member of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) since 2018.

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