SHILLONG | July 10, 2019:

Meghalaya on Wednesday lost one of its best photographers and youth leaders, Peter Elford Thangkhiew, who breathed his last today evening at Dr. H. Gordon Roberts Hospital, Shillong. He was 40 years old.

Peter, son of (L) D Mynsong and Mrs. Queency Thangkhiew, was a resident of Nongkseh Upper Shillong.

He was an employee of BSNL GMTD Shillong. A renowned photographer, Peter was also an environment enthusiast and the founder of Discover Meghalaya Facebook page.


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His immense contribution to Meghalaya Tourism is something people will always remember, said one of his family members. Peter played an important role in showcasing the beauty and untapped potentials of Meghalaya tourism through his pictures.

His funeral will be on the 12.07.19 at the Raid Sawkur Nongkseh Cemetery at 3 PM.

(The Shillong News extends its condolences to the bereaved family of Late Mr Peter Elford Thangkhiew. May his soul rest in peace.)


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