Renowned social worker of Arunachal Pradesh and Padma Shri recipient Binny Yanga, passed away on Thursday at a hospital in Guwahati after prolonged illness.
She was the founder-chairperson of Oju Welfare Association (OWA), an NGO that works for education, health and upbringing of socially disadvantaged sections, women empowerment and Orphan children’s.
Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa has condoled the sudden demise of Binny Yanga. In his message to the bereaved family, the Governor said that ‘the State of Arunachal Pradesh has lost a valuable member of ‘Team Arunachal’ and the Nation has lost an illustrious social worker.’
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki added “we have lost a noted social worker, an eminent entrepreneur, an educationist and a very good human being. The vacuum created by her will really be hard to be filled. Late Binny Yanga will always be remembered by the people for her immense contribution in the field of social work.”