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Youngest sister of Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong founder passes away

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DIPHU, Sept 11: The youngest sister of late Semson Sing Ingti,
the founder of erstwhile Mikir Hills district now Karbi Anglong
and West Karbi Anglong district, Maya John Ingtipi breathed
her last this morning around 7:30 am at Bethany Hospital,
Shillong. She is 91 years old.
Late Maya John Ingtipi was born on March 16, 1932 to
Thengkursing Ingty and Ruth Madhabi Bezbaruah and brought
up at Tika village in West Karbi Anglong district. She graduated
from Cotton College, Guwahati in 1950 and did M. Ed. from
Allahabad University.
Later, she married Shanti Kumar Austin John (Ex Principal Union
Christian College,  Barapani, Shillong) in 1958.  She left behind
her three sons Anand David Ingty John, Ashish Josiah Ingty John
and Anup Somu Ingty John.
Getting the news of the sudden demise of Ingtipi the Executive
Member (EM) of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council, in-charge
Education, Richard Tokbi in his handled facebook page
expressing his condolence message wrote, “It gives me an
extreme heartache and pain to learn about the sad demise of
Maya Engtipi (91 years), daughter of late Thengkursing Engti
and the youngest sister of Ru. Semson Sing Engti, sthe founder
of founder of Karbi Anglong district, who passed away this
morning from old-age complications. She had helped us in
acquiring the land for the construction of Karbi Hemtun in
Shillong and always opened her warm generous door to help

others in need. Her inestimable contribution to the society will
always be remembered. Prayer for eternal peace to the
departed soul and share my condolences with the aggrieved
family members”
The mortal remains of late Ingtipi will be laid to rest at All Saints
Cathedral Cemetery in Shillong on Wednesday at 1 p.m., family
sources informed.

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