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Binni, who was FIWE Member for last 10 years, was good friend and wonderful human being is no more.

First lady contractor of Arunachal Pradesh (then NEFA) and social activist Binni Yania passed away at K Ringu Complex G-Extension road Naharlagun on 12 February 2014.

Late Binni Yania, popularly known as Rani Bini, left behind many relatives including 100 grandchildren. Padmashree Binny Yanga (Maya), Chairperson Oju Welfare Association is the first daughter and Gumri Ringu, present Chairperson Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women is the second daughter of Binni Yania.

Born on January 15, 1914, late Binni was the first lady contractor of early 60's. She was awarded as pioneer contractor of Ziro, Tamin-Tali and Banderdewa- Itanagar road works in 1972. Late K A A Raja, the first Chief Commissioner of NEFA awarded her with commendation certificate for the best work rendered by her during those difficulty days in NEFA.

Wife of late Binni Jaipu, Ex- Political Assistant, Lower Subansiri district, late Binni Yania was an active member of PIC (Project Implementation Committee) at Ziro and pioneering promoter of traditional handlooms and known lyrics of Boori-Boot song "Chit Aohge Halu Bognamgeri Be Dot Aohge Karbo Sonam Geribe". She was also a social activist and played a pivotal role in bridging the traditional customary practices with modern contemporary world. Her last rites will take place tomorrow (Feb 13).

The members and staffs of Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW), and Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS) have mourned the demise of Binny Yania. She was known for her great contribution to the Society and was an active social activist.

We pray that her soul may rest in peace.