---- Editorial ----
Wake up RGU authorities
The allegations leveled by Rajiv Gandhi University Students’ Union (RGUSU) against
the university authority are serious in nature and need to be properly looked into.
RGUSU has alleged that poor quality work is being done by the contractors but university
authorities are not taking any corrective measures. Governor of Arunachal PB Acharya
who is chief rector of the university should take initiative and ensure that allegation
leveled by student body is thoroughly investigated. Over the year the standard of
RGU has been drastically falling down due to various reasons.
Infrastructure of the university is in pathetic condition. Most of the buildings
including the newly constructed ones are in dilapidated condition. Quality of work
is being compromised and laid down norms are being blatantly violated. In compare
to other central universities the standard of RGU is quite poor. Unfortunately all
these are happening under the nose of RGU authorities. Either they seem least bothered
or are being intimidated by the local contractors. Its time they gather courage and
take tough stand. The future of RGU should not be compromised for the sake of local
contractors. On their side the locales need to understand that RGU is for whole state
and is not the personal property of any person. Let qualified people take up the
contract work after proper tendering process.
---- Readers Forum ----
A letter to capital police department
The police department of the Capital clearly lacked a wider view of the sensitive
issue and their unpreparedness for the consequences.
Let me clarify first, I am neither in support of prostitution nor I prefer to be
a mute spectator of what's happening in and around.
In recent sex racket case, the negligence towards the matter has in fact not only
made us angry but also has put the life of those who were caught, in danger.
How does the police department propose to change the mind of those caught, when their
photo is now in everyone’s mobile with caption “Prostitute"?
The department has left no road for change.
Ask the women caught, are they going to start a decent life now after their photo
manage to be an apple pie to everyone's eye?
The whole theory of an oldest profession exist either because of the network of people
who do flesh trade or the poor status of people. And in these cases of sex racket,
it was the poor status of the family.
The poor status pushed them into selling their body and now, the beloved police department,
who swears to protect our life and property, has force them with no option.
Why am I saying this is because, the irony of these sex racket case is that, in one
hand the department made everyone hide their face while taking a photo to publish
in local newspaper, maintaining the sanctity of privacy, and in other hand a space
was left for the few dirty hand people, with no iota of their reckless behaviour,
making the photo available in social network.
The logic behind covering the accused faces in front of media is to prevent the dilution
of the witness credibility. And also to assure not to hamper the normal life, if
not found guilty.
I ask the department, when those women caught is freed will they lead a normal life
when their photo is leaked?
Busting and meddling is a two separate land; meddling cannot be allowed to encroach
the land of busting because if it’s allowed rather than saving innocent life, we
put their life in danger.
The sex racket is a bud which has thrived under the garb of spas, saloon, hotel and
many more. So, it becomes a serious concern for everyone and, also to look for the
ways and means to prevent it.
Thus, we support and praise the people, organisation and police department for their
But in the name of combating, if circulation of the photo of those caught, instead
of the ring leader, is allowed then I am afraid that such steps will not prevent
but in contrary force those caught to leave their homeland and settle down in other
places, which spells more plight upon their life and family.
Being a concerned citizen, I request the police department to take an action against
the men who recklessly circulated the photo in social network.
I would like to cite few points in response to the letter against the addendum in
APPSC has the authority to make any alteration in number of posts prior to declaration
of the written result as long as 1:3 ratio for viva-voce is maintained. So the question
of not being able to alter the number of posts because the written examination is
accomplished is unjustifiable.
As I have already mentioned in the last letter that the demands were placed to the
concerned department since the advertisement. It is worth mentioning that we were
assured of such a move.
Coming to recruitment, when there are already unemployed graduates, and vacant posts,
preserving posts for the future is no way a wise gesture.
It has now become an everyday affair that in our town people have to live in complete
chaos and utter dismay due to water scarcity. The concerned authority seems to be
careless and rather indifferent about the difficulty felt by the dwellers of the
As we know that the monsoon season left behind a trial of devastation and filled
the lives of capital dwellers with so many untold miseries. The Mother Nature has
unleashed its wrath and fury in and around entire capital region and its surroundings.
It has been month or since the collapse of water supply pipeline.
The denizens were left to fend for themselves by whatever possible means to meet
the end of daily water demand as the department tried their best to supply water
weekly. It is well known fact that most of the denizens do not have their own bore
well or underground water source.
So, through your esteemed daily, I would like to earnestly request the concerned
authorities to come to its senses and take some immediate measures to end this unending
problem of water scarcity once for all.
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