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Senior reporter based in Manipur’s Ukhrul district dies due to COVID-19

Thotsang Shaiza was the president of the Ukhrul Journalists’ Association and an lively member of All Manipur Hill Journalists’ Association.

Thotsang Shaiza, 46, a senior reporter based in Ukhrul district of Manipur died on Saturday night time in the J.N. Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, due to COVID-19. He is the third journalist in Manipur to succumb to the pandemic.

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Earlier S. Hemant, editor of a month-to-month journal and former president of All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union, died. Saikhom Shantikumar Singh, a sub-editor of vernacular each day newspaper Ireibak,

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additionally died due to the viral an infection.

Mr. Shaiza was the district correspondent of an area cable service, ISTV, and Tangkhul dialect newspaper The Aja. He was the president of the Ukhrul Journalists’ Association and an lively member of All Manipur Hill Journalists’ Association.

Reports mentioned that Mr. Shaiza’s elder brother had additionally died just lately due to COVID-19. All his relations are in care centres and hospitals after they examined optimistic.

Reports say that some reporters had examined optimistic just lately.

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