Kamalanagar, 15 November, 2022: Dg. Sishir Kumar Chakma, A&CO, CADC passed away this morning at Agartala Government Medical College & G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala at 11:00 am due to cardiac arrest. He had gone to Agartala along with the delegation from Mizoram to attend the 3-day International Conference on Chakma Language, Scripts & Culture in Agartala. Earlier, on Sunday during the Conference he suddenly collapsed on his seat and was found unconscious whereupon he was immediately rushed to the nearby Hospital. He was admitted to the ICU, where the doctors started immediate treatment. However, his condition did not improve and this morning he was declared dead.
He served the District Council under various positions and capacities. He joined the District Council on 18/06/1990 as an Assistant Rural Development Officer during the tenure of Dg. Pulin Bayan Chakma as the CEM. Subsequently, he held the posts of District Industry Officer and then Judicial Officer until he was appointed as A&CO, CADC on 11/12/2015. He was set to retire on 31/12/27. His untimely demise is a great lost to the District Council and the Chakma community.
He was born on 14/12/1967 to Shri Basi Chandra Chakma and Smt. Kripa Mugi Chakma as the fifth son of their six children. He completed his graduation in Arts from Government Lunglei College under NEHU in 1994. He is survived by his wife Smt. Champa Chakma, two sons Shri Mohim Chakma and Shri Barnard Chakma and one daughter Miss Vanilla Chakma. An official condolence meeting is scheduled to be organized by CADC tomorrow in the CADC Secretariat premises.