K V Pusa, former NPCC President and Minister, passes away
Posted on:03 Jan 2017 17:58:29
03 January 2017 Current Affairs GK: Former President of Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) K V Pusa passed away on 2 January 2016 following a brief illness. He was 63. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Other than serving the political career, Pusa was also associated with social activities such as leading various students, farmers and sports organizations.
K V Pusa : He was the sitting member of All India Congress Committee.He had served as Minister for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry during 1998-1999.
He was Minister for Roads and Bridges during 2000-2003 in S C Jamir led Congress government in Nagaland.
Before joining Congress in 1998, Pusa won the state assembly elections for the first time in 1993 as an independent candidate from Southern Angami Assembly Constituency under Kohima district.
In government service, he served as PRO/PS of Chief Minister during 1979-82 and as a Protocol Officer from 1984 to 1988.
He was also the member of Nagaland Assembly in the opposition bench for two terms from 2003-08 and 2008-2013.He was the Chairman of renowned educational institutions like Baptist English and Mezhur HSS.
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