2011

May -  18

News Highlights

Anshu preparing for her  2nd Everest  mission, to create world record

ITANAGAR, May 17: The Buddha Purnima day has turned out to be the most auspicious and important day in the life of Anshu Jamsenpa as she prayed with other climbing members for her 2nd Everest summit attempt.

She has already conquered world’s highest peak Mt Everest (29035 ft) and unfurled the Indian flag and Arunachal flag on May 11 at 7 am.  Now she is once again at the Base Camp preparing for her second summit attempt. She was declared fit and in full form by the Everest health authorities on 16 May last.  

If she succeeds then she will be the first women in the world to climb Mt. Everest twice in one season thus creating a world record in mountaineering. The other two women mountaineers who are also in the race to create the world record in the same category are two young girls from Nepal namely  Miss Churin Sherpa and Miss Usha Bista. Till date the only mountaineer in the world who has made it to the top of Mt. Everest twice in one  season is the legendary Apa Sherpa. However , no women mountaineer have ever tried this feat till date.

Anshu Jamsenpa, the young female mountaineer is the leader of International Everest Expedition 2011. Despite too much of risk involved in mountaineering expedition, she has still taken up the challenge of leading her 2nd climbing group to the summit of Mt. Everest.

Speaking from The Base Camp (17500 ft), Anshu Jamsenpa who is a stoic Buddhist follower hailing from Bomdila, said, I will give my best effort  and leave the rest to the will of Lord Buddha. If I succeed it will bring name and fame not only to me and my family but also it will be a matter of pride for the whole state and the country.

DK Dinglow, Director State Sports & Youth Affairs Dept and Dr. KR Meetei, In-charge Adventure Cell who are stationed at Kathmandu since past few days to coordinate the Mt. Everest Expedition of "Team Arunachal" has wished Anshu all the best in her effort to create mountaineering history.

Tsering Wange President AMASA and husband of Anshu Jamsenpa has requested all well wishers to pray for her well being and success in her 2nd everest summit attempt. He was optimistic that she would do it as she was fully trained and in full form. The only uncertainly was the unpredictable weather condition.

There has been three casualties on the slopes of Mt. Everest. An American, a Nepali and a Japanese mountaineer died while trying to climb the world’s highest peak from South Col side (Nepal) in the past two weeks .

 

Buddha Jayanti celebrated with religious fervour

ITANAGAR, May 17: Buddhist community in the state today celebrated the 2555th Budha Jayanti to mark the birthday of Lord Buddha with religious fervor. At Deomali Buddhist temple, people from all walks of life prayed for peace, especially in trouble-torn Tirap which is going through a ‘disturbed law and order situation’ with the presence of the two warring factions of NSCN.

Discourse on the teachings of Lord Budha by  the venerable monk was also organised to mark the sacred day.

SDO G. Singpho, officers, public and students attended the programme.

In the whole of Tirap there is only one Buddhist temple which is in Deomali. At present there is one Bikshu to run the day to day affairs of the temple.

Buddha Jayanti was also observed at Namsai with various programmes.

A procession led by a group of about 15-20 little monks was taken out at around 6.30 am from Namsai Buddhist Temple to daily bazar. Public leaders, elderly people, women and children of Namsai area, various youth associations, including All Tai Khampti Singpho Students Union,  All Namsai Area Youth Association,  Tai Khampti Development Society, Women Welfare Association of Namsai took path in the holy procession.

Lord Buddha was born on the Full Moon day in the month of Vaisakh in 563 BC. It is interesting to note that Buddha achieved enlightenment and nirvana (salvation) on the same day (the Full Moon day). Thus, Buddha Purnima also marks the death anniversary of Gautam Buddha.

Three-fold coincidence, gives Buddha Purnima its unique significance.

 

Kaso inaugurates new village

ITANAGAR, May 17: Local MLA Techi Kaso has inaugurated a new village Kongkra  Puttu in a simple function yesterday. Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner  Pawan Kumar Sain was present on the occasion as guest of honour.

While responding to a public memorandum submitted by  Taying Kuma, ASM, model village, Naharlagun, Kaso assured that top priority will be given on the basic needs of the villagers like electricity, water supply  and road connectivity in the AOP 2011-12. The DC Pawan Kumar Sain  said village will become the symbol of unity and brotherhood. He also advised the villagers to preserve forests.  

 

Don Bosco relic a sign of unity: Lowangdong

ITANAGAR, May 17:  The Don Bosco relic during its world pilgrimage spent three days in the Itanagar, Naharlagun and Doimukh and has left for Palin via Ziro. The rousing welcome that Don Bosco received from various sections of people at Itanagar unfolded a series of religious, educational and cultural integrity.

The Relic of Don Bosco stayed for short durations at Catholic Church, Naharlagun, Catholic Church, Nyokum Lapang, Don Bosco College, Jully, Don Bosco School, Jully and Don Bosco School, Doimukh.  The Don Bosco Relic which has been on a pilgrimage from January 2009 will move through over 130 countries and reach back to the Salesian International Headquarters in the last week of December 2015 to coincide with the 200th birth anniversary of Don Bosco.

Speaking at the reception function of Don Bosco relic here,  Assembly Speaker Wanglin Lowangdong, described Don Bosco as a great educator of young people.  He said “Don Bosco had united young people of his times through his charisma.  The same has happened with the Don Bosco relic in front of our eyes.  The Don Bosco relic is a sign of unity.  It has brought together people of different faiths and social and cultural backgrounds, he said.

Speaking about the multifarious activities of the Don Bosco Society, Lowangdong said, North East India owes a great deal to the Salesians of Don Bosco. He also exhorted all young people to imitate Don Bosco in his determination and the ability to face hardships and overcome them with courage and grit.  

“Today what I am is due to Don Bosco and the education I received at the hands of the Salesians,” said the minister Chowna Mein at the reception function. Komoli Mossang, Chairperson, Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women, Honchun Ngandam,  Minister and V K Dev, Commissioner Finance also  present in ceremonial reception function.

Speaking on the occasion at Catholic Church, Capital Complex, Home Minister Tako Dabi  exhorted all religious leaders to work for peace and unity and guide the people along the path of truth.  “Religion is the only way to establish peace, unity and harmony,” Dabi said.  

Speaking at the occasion, Taw Tebin, General Secretary, APCU, remembered fondly the late Dorji Khanduji and the kindness he has shown to Christians in general and Don Bosco in particular and wished that the new Chief Minister continue the trend set by his predecessor.  “We are constantly praying for peace and harmony and well-being of everyone of our State”, added Tebin.  

In a review meeting held at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Itanagar, on the Relic Pilgrimage today, Michi Paku, President, Don Bosco Alumni, expressed the gratitude  to everyone including police personnel, CRPF and media persons for their cooperation and support in making  the visit of Don Bosco an event to remember.  “I am deeply impressed by the way the traffic police and the CRPF collaborated with us,” said Paku.

 

Need of initiatives to develop mahseer-angling-tourism in arunachal pradesh

Dr. Boni Amin Laskar

Mahseer is a very popular name for certain group of fishes. The mention of sport with Mahseer fishing by fly bait from northeastern region of India is evidenced in the famous book “The rods in India” by H. S. Thomas in 1873. Although, the word Mahseer is still a vague; while it is mostly accepted that it might be the altered form of the Persian ‘mahisher’ where ‘mahi’ means fish, and ‘sher’ means lion, certainly referring to the fighting and sporting character. The amount of thrills and sport involved in snaring Indian Mahseer has also been claimed superlative by many, like, Lacy G. H. and Cretin E. in 1905 in “The Angler’s handbook for India”, and   McDonald A. Sr. J. in 1948 in “Circumventing the Mahseer and other sporting fish in India and Burma”. Mahseer in general called as the most sought-after by the hobbyist anglers in the globe. In the taxonomic context, fish species belonging to the genera, viz., Tor and Neolissochilus, are collectively called as Mahseer for their similarities in some characteristics. Characteristically, the scales of these fishes are larger than that of other Cyprinids (fishes belonging to family Cyprinidae), and are mostly colourful (golden to coppery). The Mahseer fishes grow large, and considered largest among the Indian indigenous cyprinids. Few large growing Mahseer may attain 25-30 Kg, but, frequently found size ranges between 3-5 Kg.  Mahseer fishes are valued for delicious food as well as angling sport. As game fish, India’s Mahseer are considered unparallel to European salmon; so, foreign anglers find way to India to enjoy angling of Mahseer. Although, Mahseer angling has been in practice in many of the Asian countries, like, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia;  but, mostly unsurpassed everywhere in the past. In recent, the tourism based angling of Mahseer is being encouraged as a tool to protect indiscriminate killing of mighty Mahseer and to allow sustainable utilization of bioresources. Consequently, many angling-tourism agencies have come up and equipped with modern infrastructure to host and facilitate the local as well as foreign hobbyist anglers. India is not lagging behind other cosmopolitan agencies in earning revenue from this angling-tourism sector. There are established angling-tourism agencies in Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, and Karnataka. The north-eastern states of India hold the potential of angling-tourism which is needed to be encouraged, while the Mahseer angling itineraries are needed to be determined and promoted.

In India, there are 10 valid species of Mahseer; out of which 9 belong to genus Tor, and a solitary species under genus Neolissochilus. Possible presences of Mahseer in North East are Tor putitora, T. tor, T. progeneius, T. barakae, and Neolissochilus hexagonolepis. Among these, Tor barakae is a very recently discovered new species of Mahseer from River Barak in Manipur (Arunkumar and Basudha, 2003), while T. progeneius (McClelland 1839) the endemic Mahseer of Assam is considered endangered. Tor putitora (Golden) and Neolissochilus hexagonolepis (Chocolate) have also been facing threats in Indian waters; concurrently both the species have received the status of state fish of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland correspondingly.

The Mahseer fishes inhabit and reproduce in coldwater (temperature range of 10-25ºC) zones in rivers, they mostly remain within 10-2 degree slope (steep to gentle). In the steep region, the substratum is comprised predominantly of boulders, rocks, and cobbles; while, in gentle slope region, the substratum composition becomes cobbles, pebbles, gravels, and sands. In the Mahseer habitat, the level of dissolved oxygen remains always high due to continuous agitation and bubbling of coldwater, so, the Mahseer fishes are used to live in water having high level of dissolved oxygen (minimum 6 mg/L). In a river, there may remain multiple species of Mahseer, also diverse size classes; which is possible because of inter-specific and inter-age niche differences. But, the existence of big size of Mahseer depends primarily on the availability of deep storage of water in the form of many in-stream pools; so that during recession period, the big Mahseer would shelter in deep water. The Mahseer are also known as seasonal migratory fish, as they migrate upward for reproduction. During August, the brooder Mahseer migrate much up in the river, sometimes in the tributaries for search of shallow water having pebbles and gravels as substratum and exhibit breeding at the ground conducive for spawning.

Thus, there are strict habitat requirement by Mahseer which comprises cold water temperature, high level of dissolved oxygen, habitat heterogeneity with occurrence of in-stream pools/ deep storage of water, ground conducive for spawning, etc. among other. Hence, due to various constraints, the availability of habitats for Mahseer fishes are less, causing their restricted occurrence in certain river segments in India.

In North East India, there are many river segments in the hills where the mighty Mahseer are available. The record of Mahseer from North East India is much old when the undivided Assam was regarded as the abode of mighty Mahseer by many authors during the British colonial period. Subsequently, many authors have reported the availability of 4/5 species of Mahseer in the region. Indeed, Assam is the type locality of endemic Jungha Mahseer (Tor progeneius). But, in the present Assam, the Mahseer are propagating only in the rivers in Dima-Hasao district (earlier N C Hills). Many rivers in the district, like river Diyung, Mahur, Taijuwari, etc. are found comprising of habitats conducive for thriving of Mahseer. Infact, the local people know the Mahseer by the common Dimasa name Nah-Yung. There are five Dimasa names, like, Nah-Yung-hangar (Black), Nah-Yung-sligdi (Yellow), Nah-Yung-kundi (Short), Nah-Yung-naso (Long), Nah-Yung-namsang (Small), referring to five species/verities of Mahseer. In the rest Assam, the Mahseer are known by common Assamese names Buka pitia and Jungha pitia, and single Bengali name Pakirangha.

In Arunachal Pradesh, many big rivers, like, Kameng, Subansiri, Kumey, Siyom, Siang, Dibang, Lohit, and Tirap have Mahseer. The checklist of fishes of Arunachal Pradesh by Bagra et al 2009, suggest the presence of 3 species of Mahseer, viz., Tor putitora, T. tor, and Neolissochilus hexagonolepis. In a recent survey in river Subansiri at Daporijo & Sippi confluence, and Siang at Siyom confluence, Boleng & Pasighat has reckoned the presence of Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora). There are various local names of the Golden Mahseer in different tribes in the state, viz., Gesik in Adi, Gassey in Galo, Ngochi/ Ngoi Talo in Nishi, Aaro in Idu Mishmi, etc.

Besides, an upland pristine lake in Lower Dibang Valley district named Mehao lake is harbouring the introduced stock of Chocolate Mahseer. The stock has established natural population in the lake since its introduction in 2004. This species was introduced in to the lake as a trial to utilize the lake water for the long run conservation of the important pride sport fish which is under threat in its natural distribution in rivers. This important endeavour was accomplished by me, Mr. Azen Pujen, Mr. Ogo Mena, Mr. Pardesi Sahani, and 3 more persons, and noble endorsement  of Mr. D. Das the then DFDO. This species is now thriving well in the water condition along with the already established common carp (introduced) population. Moreover, the species has utilized the ecological condition to exhibit natural breeding; resultant population influx leaded to establish sustainable Chocolate Mahseer fishery in the lake. The physical condition of ‘link-stream’ composing of gravels and boulders as substratum, medium to turbulent water flow, etc. along with suitable ecological condition have probably provided congenial breeding platform for the Mahseer species.  During low storage of water the schools of mixed size classes of Chocolate Mahseer at the near to distant periphery of the lake are visible from the periphery, which is a pleasant experience that one will enjoy and share.

In the context, I realize the need of short description of the lake. The Mehao Lake is an upland lake bowled between 28°82 48.512 2 N and 95°562 9.332 2 E at an altitude of 1778m above mean sea level. The lake comprised of two unequal segments both connected through a ‘link-stream’ of length around 200m, bigger one flows into smaller. The source of large volume of water in the lake is purely reaped from rainwater as there is no inlet. The only outlet sweep out from smaller one. The lake is located within Mehao Wild Life Sanctuary in Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The approach to the lake is via Roing, head quarter of the district. There is no road way from Roing to the lake but a trekking of around 15 Km reaches the lake. The trekking continues on a river side (named river Deopani) for about an hour and then goes upward for another one hour through a valley which ends to a stream. The lake has an apparent linking with the river by this stream. The stream is trickled down directly from Mehao Lake through the steep cascade. After crossing the stream the trekking through the dense forest becomes more enjoying and the striding continues for an additional two hours to reach the Mehao Lake. The entry to the lake is from West to East direction. The lake has no any geometrically definable shape.

The peripheral area of the lake also rarely contains soil. Mostly the undercut bedrocks, boulders and rocks form the periphery of the lake, due to which, roaming around the lake provide amusement to the visitors. There are much dense overhanging vegetation of trees, shrubs and creepers at almost 80% of the lake’s periphery. The lake water is very much clear, drinkable and safe for life. During daytime the transparency of the water is visible up to chest height of an average tall man. The upper surface of the lake water is total open and there is no any floating vegetation in the lake. The wind flows from the East to West direction creates webs on the water surface and agitation is continuously visible throughout the day except for few hours in the morning. During the silent state the lake becomes a mirror for the nearby snow covered mountain (winter season only) and surrounding jungle/ forest. The open blue sky during day time gives a beautiful colour to the lake water. Some wild animals drink the lake water which is evidenced from the observation of the presence of hoof marks near the lake water. The lake water is also a ground for some aquatic birds. The ducklings of some aquatic birds are visible during the month of February.

The water area of the important lake was studied by importing the toposheets in ILWIS 3.4 GIS platform, and the area was calculated from the digital polygon map. It confirmed that the lake covers water area of 95.27ha, with periphery of 4748.33m. The depth of the lake at a distance of 30m from shoreline was measured to be 10.4m; however, the maximum depth as recorded by the District Fishery Development Office is 65m. The lake water is very much clear, drinkable, and safe for life. During daytime, the light transparency of the water was measured up to 7.0m which provided the pristine clarity. The upper surface of the lake water is total open and there is no any floating vegetation in the lake.  

In general, Mahseer populations in rivers have severely declined due to threat from habitat loss, destructive fishing likes poisoning, etc. Poisoning in river is increasing day by day. There are reports published in recent in many local news papers in northeast indicating the massacre deaths of various fish fauna in rivers due to large amount of poisoning in water by some groups of people. In this context, it is urgently needed to develop some strategic plan to protect the river ecosystems in general and the important Mahseer fishes in particular. One of the very important steps to prevent indiscriminate and destructive killing of fishes in river would be the promotion of water based tourism. It is one of the sectors where travel and amusement of the tourists are centered on activities like sport fishing (angling), swimming, boating, rafting, etc. emphasizing sustainability and conservation of aquatic diversities along with economic gain to the home people. In sport fishing, the fishes are caught and released immediately after enjoying the catch. Thus, a single specimen readily provides economic benefits in multiple times. Such practice of fishery based ecotourism provides economic benefits through employment for local communities in the form of fishing guide, boat man, watch man, etc., as well as earning of revenues through sales of license to organizing agencies/ entrepreneurs. Very importantly, the angling based ecotourism seeks to foster ethical behaviours that protect and sustain fish population, provide political support for clean water and local conservation initiatives, promote a respect for nature and natural settings, and encourage a stewardship ethic. Increasing the number of tourists at a fishing destination can maximize these benefits if fishing is approached from ecotourism standpoint.

As mentioned earlier, the northeastern states, particularly Arunachal Pradesh hold potential water resources where the most prized sport fish called Mahseer can be protected to attain good size that provide sufficient sports and thrills to suits the demand of anglers. At present, the angling-tourism sector in the region is mostly unrecognized. On the backdrop, the initiation of schemes for development of angling-tourism is needed in order to provide training and facilities to the private entrepreneurs.

Author:  Dr. Boni Amin Laskar Department of Biotechnology, Assam University, Silchar. He can be contacted at aminboni@rediffmail.com

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Association support union’s demand

ITANAGAR, May 17: All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte Tarak Langdi Youth Welfare Association (APCYGTLYWA)  extended its support to the demands of All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte Tarak Langdi Students Union for regular and fullfledged headmaster and principal in Yangte Sec. School,Chambang Sec. School, Higher sec. School Palin and many Middle Schools of their region.

SSA teachers, who are not trained enough, are discharging thier duties as Headmaster incharges, the association said adding that they  remain often absent from duties which greatly hampers the students academic career. It further said that some regular teachers are running the schools.

The goal of right to education can not be achieved without regular and fullfledged headmasters in the schools, the  union said. It also demanded cancellation of recent illegal SSA teachers’ appointment and adequate basic school infrastructure in their area.

 

AAYA appointment

ITANAGAR, May 17: Satum Dochuk and Talin Mara have been appointed as president and general secretary of Upper Subansiri district unit of All Arunachal Youth Association (AAYA)

 

ANVYF demands arrest of TOI reporter

ITANAGAR: Hurt by the insulting report published in the Times of India (TOI) on-line edition on May four, the All Nyishi Volunteer Youth Federation (ANVYF) has given an ultimatum to the state Government demanding arrest of  the writer of the report Pradeep Thakur within 10 days.

ANVYF also demanded for immediate judicial inquiry into the report to clear all speculations and doubt revolving around the news item.  It further demanded for constitution of high power committee to unearth the intension and mission of the said reporter.

While vehemently condemning the defamatory remark, All Tagin Students’ Union (ATSU) appealed to the people of the state to be united. It said that the wrong statement made by the said reporter on a particular community can never make any impact on the age-old relation among various tribes in the state.

 

DAYA supports demand for polytechnic at Dambuk

ITANAGAR: The Dibang Adi Youth Association (DAYA) extended its solidarity with  Dibang Adi Students Union in its demand for polytechnic in Dambuk.

Advocating for decentralization and equal share of development activities, the Association said communication bottleneck  should  be considered as hindrance in establishing a polytechnic in Dambuk.

Further, the union demanded upgradation of SDO to ADC (independent) sub division for the convenience of Dambuk people  who are unable to visit Roing during summer on official purpose.

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Poors are always at the

receiving end

Dear Editor,

The violent agitation of the farmers at Uttar Pradesh proves, how bitter the citizens can get over the land issue. The tussle which led to the death of four people including two police men reveals the fact that in our democracy, the poor are always at the receiving end. The real profiteers are the politicians at the helm of affairs, who connive with the business sharks to make profit at the expense of the poor man's land and resource. Successive Governments across the country have facilitated the arbitrary acquisition of farmer's and tribal's land at throwaway price.

The forcefull acquisition entails the involvement of police force, who resorts to brutal means on those asserting their right to fair and appropriate land compensation. If we look closer, even the police men comes from poor families, who are duty-bound to execute the orders of the authorities. In the process, sometimes they've to part with their precious lives without even realizing that they are being made the sacrificial lambs to uphold the intrest of the corporates. The bloody agitation at Noida is just one glaring example of how the rich and powerful exploit the poor by using them against each other - one  uniformed and the other without uniform.

Our state Govt. must learn a lesson from this incident and stop its appeasement policy towards the corporates. Its appalling to see their eagerness to lease out the native's jal, jungle and jameen to the corporates for the Hydro projects at meagre rates. They must realize that, today's generation is much more aware, discerning and assertive, who won't tolerate injustice. If such agitation can happen in Noida, it can happen here also, if the Govt. ignores the rightful demands of the native's.

Yours,

Suraj Tayang,

Tezu

 

 

Restore regular water supply

DearEditor,

Humans being need three basic necessities – food, cloth and water for sustenance on this planet. By the turn of 21st century demand for water has grown tremendously in Itanagar due to fast sprouting urban populace.

Presently Itanagar is reeling under acute water shortage, but the concerned dept. is silent over the issue and common public bear the ultimate burden. In other words,  we can say, govt. is not paying any heeds to people’s repeated  request for smooth supply of water. Thank God! Some people have own well operated by electricity but what about for all those dwellers who depend solely on the supplied water for domestic consumption.

As water is the vital ingredient for household activities viz cleaning, washing, bathing, so no one will dare to live under shortage of water in this era of modernisation. It is my ströng appeal to PHED Dept. to provide regular water supply at the earliest.

Yours,

Benjamin Tabing,

Itanagar

 

 

There exists certain elements in the society

Dear Editor,

Kudos to Mr. Sumon Das for his letter "Tagore was a good poet but ... " (16 May)!

If Rabindranath Tagore was nothing but a mere "good poet", turned into "demigod" by the Bengali-lobby; then it can also be safely concluded that Mahatma Gandhi was also a mere "freedom fighter", turned into the "Father of the Nation" by the Gujarati lobby at the Centre!

So, Pranab Mukherjee, Manmohan Singh, Sharad Pawars should now work overtime to see to it that Netaji, Bhagat Singh, Lokmanya Tilaks are also bestowed with the honour of "Father of the Nation"! In the same vein we can arrive at the conclusion that Sachin Tendulkar is a "good cricketer" turned "demigod" by the Marathi-lobby who also has chances of bagging the "Bharat Ratna"! So, Mamata Banerjee, Kumari Shailja, Sheila Dixit, Veerappa Moily and Jaipal Reddy should now demand "Bharat Ratna" for Sourav Ganguly, Kapildev, Virendra Sehwag, Anil Kumble and V.V.S.Laxman respectively!

It is a matter of utmost shame that far from awarding due respect to the greats they genuinely deserve, there exists certain elements in the society who try to divide the country on racial lines and instigate one community against the other.

Yours,

Kajal Chatterjee,

Kolkata

 

 

Conduct medical fitness test

Dear Editor,

We on behalf of all the selected candidates for the posts of Police Head Constable (T) and RT would like to  highlight  the following grievances.

The Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh had recruited 200 candidates for appointment to the posts of Head Constables (T) and RT in December, 2010. The PHQ was in the process of conducting the Medical Fitness Tests of the selected candidates during January last but in the meanwhile, politics begin to play its dirty tricks. In the advertisement of the recruitment, there was no mention of any district-wise seat reservation for the said posts. Recruitment/ interview of all the 200 posts were just and full of transparency.  For petty political gain among the ministers and MLAs of the state we should not be made guinea-pigs.  We the selected candidates association request the state Govt, particularly the new Chief Minister to immediately conduct Medical Fitness Test for selected candidates.

Yours,

Tapu Puying,

Ito Riram

 

 

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