His mortal remains will be flown to Dimapur later today and cremation will take place there tomorrow, family sources said.

"He was admitted to AIIMS three days ago with heart ailment and his condition worsened last evening, following which he was shifted to ICU", a senior doctor at AIIMS added.
An active social worker who strived for the uplift of weaker sections and downtrodden, Zhimomi represented the state of Nagaland in the Rajya Sabha, which was adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to the departed leader.

He was a Rajya Sabha member for two terms - from July 2008 to April 2010 and from April 2010 till his demise today. He was first elected to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly in 1989 and served as MLA for three terms from 1989 to 1992, from 1993 to 1997 and from 2003 to 2008.

He also served as Cabinet Minister in charge of Industries and Commerce in the Nagaland People's Council Government headed by Chief Minister Vamuzo in 1990.

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