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Runghi laid to rest

 ITANAGAR, Nov 20 - The mortal remains of Nabam Runghi was laid to rest at Yupia, near here, with full state honour on Tuesday.

Runghi, who is credited to be the person behind making Itanagar as the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, died on Sunday night following prolonged illness. He was 84.

Runghi was the first agency council member of the then North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA) which later became the Arunachal Pradesh of today. – PTI

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