Images from Isak Chishi Swu’s funeral will move you

Images from Isak Chishi Swu’s funeral will move you
Photos of NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu is installed at the main gate of Council Headquartrs , Hebron for State Funeral Service.
Photos of NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu is installed at the main gate of Council Headquartrs , Hebron for State Funeral Service.

Columns of the national flag of Naga land, with the rainbow and the Star of David, majestically adorned the road to Chishilimi as villagers, in a poignant moment of time, solemnly received the mortal remains of Yaruiwo Isak Chishi Swu to his final resting place.

Naga Army bring body of NSCN- IM Chairman Isak Chishi Swu for State Funeral Service at Council Headquarters , Hebron.
Naga Army bring body of NSCN- IM Chairman Isak Chishi Swu for State Funeral Service at Council Headquarters , Hebron.

One of the tallest leaders of the Naga national movement, Isak Chishi Swu, was laid to rest on July 2 at his ancestral village Chishilimi in Zunheboto district.

Naga Army paying Gun Salute to NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu during State Funeral Service.
Naga Army paying Gun Salute to NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu during State Funeral Service.

Lovingly called Asü, meaning Grandfather in Sümi language, the last funeral service and rites were performed at the village local ground.

NSCN IM Leader Th. Muivah pays tribute to NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu.
NSCN IM Leader Th. Muivah pays tribute to NSCN- IM Chairman Late Isak Chishi Swu.

The service, which began from 9.45 am, lasted till 4 pm as family, friends, supporters, relatives, and comrades paid their final tribute by laying wreaths, songs, requiems and messages.

People pay homage during the State Funeral Service at Council Headquarters , Hebron.
People pay homage during the State Funeral Service at Council Headquarters , Hebron.

(TNT News)

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