Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai had paid homage to Pu Hiphei, the late former Speaker of Mizoram Legislative Assembly, who had passed away this morning.

“I am saddened to learn about the demise of Pu Hiphei, Former Speaker of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly. During his long and illustrious years of public service, including his stints as Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, he was a constant beacon that people could depend upon even in times of darkness. A champion of value-based politics, he was a classic example of a person with a difference- an ideal public worker. His life is an inspiration bestowed upon the people of Mizoram, and he stood for the cause of the Nation as well.

In this hour of grief, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the family of Pu Hiphei.” – P.S. SREEDHARAN PILLAI, GOVERNOR OF MIZORAM