Aizawl & Kamalanagar, Jan 16, 2023: Three Members of Chakma Autonomous District Council (MDCs) met with an accident this morning. They were Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma, MDC, 11- Ajasora MDC Constituency; Dg. Charan Singh Chakma, MDC, 9-Ugudasury South MDC Constituency and Dg. Lakkhan Chakma, MDC, 17-Jaruldubosora MDC Constituency. They were accompanied by Dg. Bana Chandra Tongchangya of Boroituli and Dg. Dilik Chakma of Jaruldubosora.
Dg. Mohesh Boran, Dg. Charan Singh Chakma and Dg. Bana Chandra Tongchangya of Boroituli were found dead on the spot while Dg. Lakkhan Chakma and Dg. Dilik Chakma of Jaruldubosora sustained injuries and were rushed to the Trinity Hospital, Aizawl. The incident took place at around 4:30 am at Melthum near Aizawl. They were in a Gypsy while on their way to Aizawl for official purpose.
Both Dg. Mohesh Baran Chakma and Dg. Charan Chakma were elected MDCs from the MNF party. Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma was elected during the last General Election to Chakma Autonomous District Council held in 2018 while Dg. Charan Singh Chakma was elected in a by-election to 9-Ugudasury MDC Constituency. This is their first instint as MDC.
Earlier, Dg. Mohesh Baran Chakma has served as UPST (SSA) under CADC. He was the only child of Dg. Samratsur Chakma, Ex-EM, CADC from 11-Ajasora Constituency. After his father death, he joined active politics and was elected as an MDC. He held the posts of Deputy Chairman, CADC; Executive Member, CADC; Adviser to Planning & Development Committee, CADC and Adviser to CEM, CADC during this term. He is survived by wife Dgb Sunita Chakma and 3 daughters – Chitti Parita Chakma (15 years), Chitti Bovita Chakma (13 years) and Chitti Sujugi Chakma (8 years). He was 41 years only.
Dg. Charan Singh Chakma had served as a Cultural Artist under CADC. After the death of his uncle Dg. Pranab Kumar Chakma, Ex-EM, CADC, he was elected during the by-election in 9-Ugudasury South MDC Constituency held on 6th June, 2019.
He held the posts of Deputy Chief Whip of CADC, Executive Member, CADC and Adviser to Planning & Development Committee, CADC during this term. He is survived by his wife Dgb. Kabina Chakma and 3 daughters – Chitti Pattomi Chakma (15 years), Chitti Chorchori Chakma (12 years) and Chitti Rashiami Chakma (4 years). He was 38 years only.
Dg. Amol Srivastava, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai & Caretaker of 10th CADC sent a condolence message. The DC & Caretaker, CADC along with the officers & staff of CADC condoled the untimely death of Shri Mohesh Baran Chakma, MDC of 11-Ajasora MDC Constituency and Shri Charan Singh Chakma, MDC of 9-Ugudasury ‘S’ MDC Constituency of Chakma Autonomous District Council and Bana Chandra Tongchangya of Boroituli Village in a tragic car accident today at 4:30 am near Aizawl, the Capital City. The DC further added that “The untimely demise of the two councillors is an irreparable loss to the Chakma Autonomous District Council and the entire community.” And sent his sincere condolences to the families of the bereaved and prayers for the early recovery of the persons injured.
All the offices under the Chakma Autonomous District Council shall remain closed on 16th & 17th January, 2023 as a mark of respect and mourning at the demise of the Members of Chakma Autonomous District Council Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma & Dg. Charan Singh Chakma in a tragic car accident on 16th January, 2023.
An official condolence meeting was held today organised by CADC in the CADC Secretariat premises.