Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena died at a private hospital in Guwahati after prolonged illness.
52-year old Kena, a resident of Gensi village in Lower Siang district was undergoing treatment at Guwahati.
Kena, who represented Likabali constituency, was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2004.
He was re-elected to the House from the same constituency in 2009 and 2014.
Kena was elected as Deputy Speaker during Nabam Tuki Government and served as Parliamentary Secretary under the Dorjee Khandu and Jarbom Gamlin ministries.
He is survived by his wife, four daughters and two sons.