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Nagaland Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu dies of lung cancer

The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader and Nagaland Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu passed away at the age of 67 on Monday, 31st Dec at a hospital in Mumbai after battling lung cancer for several months.

Yhoshu was elected to the state Assembly thrice from Southern Angami-1 constituency in Kohima district. He had won the seat as a candidate of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) in 2008 and 2013 and served as Advisor and Parliamentary Secretary of various departments. He was elected as Speaker of the state Assembly in 2018 assembly election.