Former MLA from Mowkaiaw, Mihsalan Suchiang passed away at his residence at Mukhap village in West Jaiñtia Hills today. He was 79.
Late Suchiang is the father of the present UDP MLA, Nujorki Sungoh.
Born to (L) Phidaros Suchiang and (L) Obiwel Kamar in Mowkaiaw on June 24, 1942 he passed MA from Gauhati University in Assam before he joined politics.
He represented his constituency four times as MDC and three times as MLA and till date he was a leader of the regional United Democratic Party (UDP) was holding the post of the State Party Adviser.
The funeral would take place tomorrow at the cemetery of Mukhap Presbyterian Church at 1 pm.