November 11

Cash reward stands

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: The cash reward of Rs 2 lakh announced by the Arunachal Pradesh Police for giving information or clue leading to arrest of the assailant/s of Tongam Rina, Associate Editor of The Arunachal Times still stands. The identity of the informer/s will be kept secret.  The informer/s may contact Capital SP at tele. numbers : 09436040006


Forum demands installation of CCTV cameras at check gate

BANDERDEWA, Nov 10: The All Banderdewa Circle Anti-Corruption Youth Forum has demanded the chief minister for installation of CCTV cameras at Banderdewa check gate to detect suspected individuals and vehicles during ‘sudden outbreak of criminal activities in the Capital Complex’. The forum also requested the BSNL authority of the PTC area to provide constant service to subscribers.


NES silver jubilee mascot unveiled

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: The Mascot of the Nyishi Elite Society Silver Jubilee Celebration was unveiled by Nabam Tata, senior artist of Nyishi community and the actor of the 1st Feature Film based on Nyishi social system released in 1976 – ‘Mera Dharam Meri Maa’  in a simple function organized at Itanagar in presence of the President, NES Bengia Tolum and his Executive members.

Senior members, Neelam Taram, Mediram Dodum, Chukhu Tallar, Techi Nyokum, Taw Tebin, Bengia Tabb, Tadar Yadir amongst others were present on the occasion. After the unveiling programme, the house had a brainstorming discussion on the proposed audio-visual documentation of the Nyishi Social Movements with the attainment of 25 years of Glorious Service of the Nyishi Elite Society (1987-2012).

The kick-off programme of the Silver Jubilee celebration is scheduled at Koloriang, the Headquarter of Kurung Kumey District on 17th November’ 2012  with the theme  ‘Nurturing Youth Energy and Harnessing Women Folk followed at Sangram on 18th and Palin on 19th respectively. The next phases shall cover Upper Subansiri, Lower Subansiri, Papum Pare and East Kameng and culminate in Nyishi Day Celebration of April’ 2013.


‘King Lear’ at RGU

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: The department of English, Rajiv Gandhi University staged a play on Shakespeare's  King Lear on 9th November at the University Auditorium. The actors moved the audience by their spectacular acting and skill of expression. The costumes in tune with the 16th century Elizabethan England made everyone spellbound and left them amazed.  Assistant professor Bompi Riba welcomed the guests followed by a statement of the play from Asim R Parhi, Head, Dept of English. With a dramatic style, the actors took over the stage which was followed by an introduction of them from by Doyir Ete. Miazi Hazam offered the vote of thanks. The officers of the University, Faculty members across, students and employees of the University attended the play.


Parl Secy asks students to be torch-bearers

KHONSA, Nov 10: The Parliamentary Secretary for DoTC and SWWCD Yumsen Matey asked the students to be the torch-bearers and lead the society. He was addressing the students of Don Bosco School, Kheti on the occasion of annual function-cum-parents meet today.

While expressing his satisfaction over the growth of the institution, Matey asked the students to take maximum benefit out of the facilities which are being provided by the school. He told them to give top priority to studies while actively participating in the co-curricular activities. Matey asked the parents to realize their responsibilities in shaping the career of their children and urged them to co-operate with the school authorities.

Denhang Bosai also spoke on the occasion.

Matey later gave away the champion’s trophies to the winners. The students presented attractive cultural programmes and enthralled the large gathering. HoDs, parents and public attended the function.

Earlier, the Principal in his welcome address asked the parents work with the school management for the healthy growth of the school. DIPRO


ASUD condemns assault on ARC Bagra

NEW DELHI, Nov 10: Arunachal Students’ Union Delhi and its legal wing Arunachal Legal Forum Delhi strongly condemned the physical assault on Assistant Resident Commissioner Marto Bagra by a senior business man at Arunachal House in Delhi on November 6 last.

Describing the assault on the ARC by our own people outside the state as shameful and demoralizing, ASUD demanded justice for the victim. It also appealed to the Chief Resident Commissioner of Arunachal Bhawan to tackle the case judiciously and strictly regulate the security system in Arunachal Bhawan and House.


Workshop on suicide

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Catholic Church Hapoli in association with Saint Claret College Ziro organized a half-day workshop on the rising problem of suicide in Ziro valley.

The workshop titled “Crisis intervention for children: Parental skills for understanding and preventing suicide” was targeted at parents.

Resource person, Rev. Dr. (Fr.) Paulson Veliyannoor, a clinical psychologist and the former principal of Saint Claret College, focused on understanding the dynamics of suicide as well as the means for primary and secondary prevention.

Tasso Butung briefed the present trend of increasing number of suicide in the Ziro valley. The overwhelming response to the program with more that 400 participants was an indication of the seriousness of the problem as well as the people’s desire to prevent it at all costs.






118 days have passed. The culprits involved in the July 15 attack on The Arunachal Times associate editor Tongam Rina are still at large. 

Attack on media houses and journalists

Press fraternity announces two-day media shutdown

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Taking strong exception to the unabated  and shameful attacks on media houses and media persons despite deployment of police personnel, the members of Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalist (APUWJ) and Arunachal Press Club (APC) in a meeting today unanimously expressed their strong resentment over the attack on Echo of Arunachal and its Associate Editor Tapan Kr Das.

As a token of protest, both the organisations decided that all media houses -- print and electronic - functioning from the Capital Complex, would shutdown on Monday and Tuesday.

A memorandum would be sent to Union Home and I & B Ministers to draw their attention towards the atrocities repeatedly committed on the media persons of the state. Further expressing deep regret that despite cooperation with the civil societies, some members are resorting to pressure tactics and attacks, the members of APC and APWUJ unanimously decided to indefinitely ban publications of news and advertisement of All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF). The same yardstick will apply for any other organisations, associations, unions or political parties if they try to intimidate or attack media houses or journalists in the near future. Also the meeting with editor or journalist in connection with submission of a press release is henceforth strictly prohibited and the press releases should be dropped in the press release box. The police personnel on duty will enforce that no one dare enter the news room to create disturbance. If it happens, the cops on duty must be held responsible.  

Later in the evening IGP Sanjay Beniwal and Capital SP Surender Kumar invited media person at latter’s office and assured early arrest of the culprits involved in the EoA attack case and deployment of armed police personnel at media houses. Beniwal also assured to issue status report of Arunachal Times’ Associate Editor Tongam Rina attack case by Monday and added that the case will be taken over by CBI as soon after all formalities are completed. He informed that such cases take time due to some official formalities and therefore there has been some delay. CBI will soon designate investigation officer as soon as the formalities are over.

Arunachal Times office was vandalized on April 15 last, its Associate Editor Tongam Rina was shot at in front of the office on July 15 last and later two other staffs were attacked on September 11 night. The GoAP, particularly the police department, have given only ‘lip service’ without any result whatsoever to grant justice to the press fraternity of the State.

Against all odds, the press persons with meagre salary continued to serve the society but regrettably they are rewarded with attacks and assaults that demoralizes them in continuing in this profession. Enough is enough. It is high time the GoAP and the civil society should rise to the occasion and give freedom to the press for independent functioning.

Attack condemned

While condemning in strongest term the brutal attack on journalist Tapan Das and ransacking of the media house, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arunachal Pradesh urged the state Govt to ensure rule of law and pay heed to the primary responsibility for the wellbeing of the common people. The ruling Govt in state can not escape from its responsibility, the BJP said adding that there is no sign of safety  and security of local press even  after the installation of CCTV cameras and security coverage in media houses. Even a layman can perceive of the things that have been taking place in the heart of state capital, the party said.

Point out the broad daylight rural bank robbery incident, the BJP further said that the State government is responsible for the inadequate security measures and the security lapses in Bank. It said  the increasing  criminal activities in the state capital created panics in the capital dwellers.

The Nyishi Elite Society also vehemently condemned the attack on Echo of Arunachal and its associate editor Tapan Das. The Nyishi Elite Society  urged the Government to pull-up the law enforcing machinery and ensure action promptly.

Terming the attack on Echo of Arunachal office and its associate editor Tapan Kumar Das cowardice reflecting non-accommodative and undemocratic spirit, Arunachal Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ACCI) today called for as level playing field for the media to function independently.

The repeated attacks and intimidation of the media establishments and persons deserve condemnation from all quarters and the state government should take stringent action to bring an end to disturbance in public order, it said.

If this tribal society desires to prosper and grow, it has to respect the media and facilitate its unbiased functioning without any coercion for it to keep a tab on the three pillars of democracy – the executive, the legislature and the judiciary.

Meanwhile, Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has strongly condemned the repeated attack on media houses and journalists in state Capital. It further decided to stage dharna in protest against deteriorating law and order situation of the state at Bank Tinali, Itanagar on Nov 14. All the like-minded people and organisations are expected to take part in it.

The Arunachal Tempo Welfare Association and Itanagar City Development Welfare Association also vehemently condemned the incident of Nov 9 at Echo of Arunachal office. They termed it as an inhuman act against the freedom of press. Both the organizations have demanded the state government for booking of  all the attackers so that such problems in the Capital Complex are not repeated again.



32nd Natl. Jr Boys & Girls Taekwondo C’ship from Nov 18

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Preparations are going on in full swing at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun for the 32nd National Junior Boys & Girls Taekwondo Championship.

Over 600-650 players from 33 states and a central organization would be participating in the 3 days national event beginning at Naharlagun from November 18, informed Arunachal Taekwondo Association president Kipa Kaha in a Press Conference here today. So far, 505 players from 23 states have confirmed participation, he said.

The Championship will be held in 10 weight categories for both Boys and Girls. A total of 80 medals—30 gold, 20 silver and 40 bronze—will be up for grab, Kaha said while informing that Poomse, the competition of imaginary fighting movement, has been excluded from this edition of the championship by the Taekwondo Federation of India on request of the Arunachal Taekwondo Association due to unavailability of accommodation facility.

Briefing the presspersons about the objective of organizing the championship, which aims to popularize Taekwondo in Arunachal Pradesh as well as give national exposure to the players of the state, AWA vice president L Sokun Singh said that Taekwondo made its first appearance as demonstration sports in Seol Olympics in South Korea in 1988. It became regular and full medal sport at Sydney Summer Olympics in 2000. He said that the players of Arunachal were doing very well at national and international level competitions till 1999. However, the performance gradually started to fall down after the sport was included as full medal sport in the Olympics, mainly due to lack of necessary equipments as World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) had made use of EVA rubber mat, electronic trunk protector, electronic scoring system, sensor, LCD monitor, sensor socks, head gear and other protective equipments compulsory for conduction of the sport, which the association can not afford to get due to financial constraint. He further informed that DD-1 and DD-13 will telecast the vent live.

The organizing committee appealed to all to extend cooperation for successful conduction of the championship.



Training prog on PR system and decentralized planning

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Convergence of sectoral plan into the integrated Panchayat plan is the essential indicator of development perspective planning said, Dirang ADC Dagbom Riba while inaugurating the three-day district level foundation training programme on PR system and Decentralized planning conducted by SIRD, Itanagar from November 8 -10 at Dirang.

He advised all the rural centric departments for the preparation of Panchayat perspective planning.

The Course Director of the Programme Dr. N. Sahoo, SIRD, Itanagar elaborately presented the participatory techniques for the preparation of the model Panchayat plans.

While imparting training Dr. Sahoo highlighted the essence of the Panchayat not only for the rural development but also for the 29 items as envisaged in the 73rd constitutional amendment act and subsequent notification through the “activity mapping” in Arunachal Pradesh in 2008.

The training programme is being covered with Model Panchayat Planning, rural development programmes like MGNREGS, NRLM, IWMP,IAY, PMGSY, water supply and sanitation and role and responsibility of the Panchayat, RTE, RTI, women empowerment, Panchayat disaster management and rural tourism etc.

N. Dorjee, BDO, Dirang, L.W. Bapu, CO, Dirang also shared their experiences with Panchayat elected leaders and official during these three days training programme.



It’s Deepawali, not Dhamaka-wali !!

Nyalleescopy By Nyali Ete

Diwali is one of the very dear festivals of Hindus. The most extravagant celebration of the year marked by lavish spending on shopping, generous exchanges of gifts, greetings, blessings, heart-out fun and laughter, reckless and mind-boggling bursting of fire crackers through 3 days… with hangover persisting for some more days.

This auspicious occasion is, however, marked by accompanying pollution of our environment. The remnants of gift wrappers, fire crackers and used-diyas litter nook and corner of the streets across the cities. The festival leaves behind heaps of waste and garbage everywhere the following days. Simultaneously, the dust, smoke and pungent smell of harmful chemicals released from hundreds and thousands of fire crackers clog the atmosphere; thus, adversely affecting the visibility as well as speeding up the onset of the winter, besides, of course, deteriorating further the city’s already polluted atmosphere.

In addition, noise pollution during the festival goes higher than the usual level. Sounds from bursting crackers raise the decibels little too much. The loud, chaotic and irritating noise from bursting of crackers and music played is a bit harmful to normal hearing of the people. Evidently, various health risks are inevitably intertwined with this Diwali.

People are, however, not apologetic about their deliberate contribution in increased pollution and degradation of our environment. Majority of them are, indeed, not really aware that this mindless and impulsive ways of celebrating Diwali by bursting crackers all through the night can, actually, be detrimental to our environment and, eventually, raise serious health issues and problems.

One Dillu Don says, “Diwali has been celebrated since ages the way it is being celebrated now. I’ve been celebrating the festival by bursting crackers with my family, relatives and friends right through the nights and it’s, definitely, one occasion that I look forward to very eagerly every year.”

Let’s see what Shriman Rajendra Gupta has to say. He quips, “For Hindus, it’s a matter of faith as well as rich cultural legacy. Majority of us, generally, bond with our cultural-past all the more immensely through this festival. One day bursting of crackers and little bit of waste generated from these crackers and other stuffs will not choke our environment as much.”

Nevertheless, not everyone subscribes to that notion of celebration of Diwali, at least Shrimati Sree Lakshmiji isn’t, thankfully! She says, “Diwali is the festival of lights; it’s a special occasion where relationships are reinforced through generous exchanges of gifts, greetings and blessings. I celebrate by cleaning my home, painstakingly and meticulously decorating each part of my home with colorful lights and diyas, and distribute sweets to friends, neighbors, guests and others. This is one day of bonding with the spirituality. I also go to temple for prayers and blessings of the Almighty for unending peace and happiness, success, prosperity not just for myself, but all around.”

Rightly so, Diwali, in essence, is the manifestation of the victory of virtue over vice; good over evil and urge for good-will and prosperity for mankind. Regrettably, world of market-driven economy, wide-spread consumerism and deliberate show-off of materialistic possessions complemented by large disposable income has taken the soul out of Diwali. The spirituality part of the festival has been buried by the capitalistic ‘modus operandi’.

“Let’s celebrate this festival of lights and colors with sweets and greetings, and not noise and litter.”


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AKA felicitates National School Games medal winners

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Three karate players of Arunachal Pradesh school team, who have won medals in the 58th National School Games of Karate held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh recently, were felicitated by Arunachal Karate Do Association (AKA) in a function here today morning.

The state school karate team, participating for the first time in the School Games, won three bronze medals in the event. While Janom Dodum of GHSS, Naharalgun bagged a bronze in Kumite in below 65kg category Bamang Yakum of Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy and Rebiyialu Kri, GHSS, Tezu won a bronze medal each in their respective weight category in the Games.

Coaches Kakio Siga and Rajnita Rotom were also felicitated on the occasion along with the medal winning players.

Attending the function, Director of School Education T Taloh lauded the karateka trio for bringing laurels to the state as well as education department by winning medal in the prestigious event. While delivering few words of advices to the players, Taloh said that maintaining physical fitness, discipline and regular practice were the mantra for sportspersons to achieving success. Stressing the importance of time management, he gave the students some useful tips on how to successfully maintain their academic studies and daily works without facing any difficulties by properly maintaining time.

He expressed gratitude to Arunachal Karate Association for extending all help and support to the Department in sending the team to the school games despite fund constraint. Taloh assured that his department would make all out efforts for development of games and sports at school level.

Arunachal Weightlifting Association president Abraham K Techi suggested the players not to be complacent with their present performance.

“This is just the beginning, there are still miles to go,” he said. Abraham advised them not to play the sport only to manage a job somehow. “If you perform well, job will chase you,” he said while citing examples of many successful sportspersons. He also urged the Director Taloh to give due importance to sports.

AKA general secretary L Marik, AKA Technical Director S Deben Sharma, AWA vice president L Sokun Singh also spoke on the occasion.

The function was also attended by AKA vice president Yarda Niki, Arunachal Wushu Association president Toko Teki, Arunachal Tenshinkan Shotokan-Ryu Karate Do Association president Tai Hipik.and many pthers.



Arunachal bag 3 gold, 2 bronze in AIKF Open C’ship

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Producing their best performance of the season at national level event, the karate players of Arunachal Pradesh won five medals, including three gold and two bronze in the first ever All India Karate Federation (AIKF) Open Championship which concluded in New Delhi today.

P Nobin Jomoh broke the medal jinx today, when he won the Gold in 84 kg + weight category in Senior Men’s Kumite. The fifth medal was won by Biri Moni in below 45kg weight category in Senior Women’s Kumite.

Yesterday, Charu Govin and Anu Komi won a Gold medal each in Junior Boys and Cadet Girls event and while a Bronze medal was won by Tayer Taru in Cadet Boy’s event.

Meanwhile, the karate team expressed gratitude to Arunachal Karate Do Association, especially its president Likha Tara for providing financial assistance to the players to participate in the championship.



46th JNC Annual Day

Let us rededicate ourselves for a better Arunachal: Mein

PASIGHAT, Nov 10: “Let us rededicate ourselves for a better Arunachal in the coming years and for our future generation” said Finance, Planning and PWD Minister Chowna Mein today while addressing the 46th College Annual Day of Jawaharlal Nehru College Pasighat at Pasighat.

Mein, who is also an alumni of the college assured the college community that he would not leave any stone unturned for overall development of the college. He lauded the faculties and students of the institutions for their untiring efforts.

He further said that the achievements of the college is praiseworthy with the declaration of “Centre for Excellence” by UGC and  B++ grade by NACC and added that the college has produced many scholars, administrators, writers, journalists and leaders to make Arunachal a better and a forefront state.

While appealing to join hands in the development of the state, the minister highlighted various achievement of the state government and particularly appreciated cabinet colleague and Education Minister Bosiram Siram who played a vital role in up-gradation process of JNC to State University. He conveyed his thanks to Siram for his unparallel contributions, inspirations and for his attachment to the college.

He further stressing on self-employment informed that the government has announced various developmental schemes relating to Tea and Rubber plantations and added that CM’s Prayatan Vikash Yojana (PVY) would bring fruits to the educated unemployed giving earning source in the state. Mein also said that state’s Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has improved and in order to put more impetus in this direction, the government is coming up with horticulture and agriculture master plan to increase self-employment and self-sustenance in the state.

Meanwhile, congratulating the students for their active participations in the celebration, he said such activities would improve unity, academic excellence and also develop personality. He wished for peace and successful celebration and approved fifty lakhs for immediate repair and maintenance of college approach roads.

Education Minister Bosiram Siram informed that his department putting all out efforts to take up the challenges in appropriate direction with qualitative and quantitative development to become an effective tool for making a vibrant and advancing society in the state.

To serve the society in different walks of life, students need to acquire latest knowledge through a rigorous academic process duly embedded with value education and skill orientation in their respective disciplines. Total personality development of students is the hallmark of an effective education system; otherwise, lopsided development of personality of its citizens has made a havoc of life that the society witnesses today, added Education Minister.

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Ninong Ering said the curricular and co-curricular activities have equal significance in the teaching-learning process. Thus creation and development of infrastructure to meet adequate requirements for both is essential. He urged the students to be sincere, dedicated and hardworking in studies for their brighter future. Reposing his faith, the minister exhorted them to be ready for their esteemed contributions in nation building and at the same time he advised to promote sense of brotherhood and national integrity. Proper education and active participation in developmental activities could offer sound solutions to many problems, added Ering.

Earlier, the college Principal T. Talom highlighted the annual report of the college and made aware of the various achievements of the students in particular and the college as a whole.

Talom also appealed the students to be disciplined and enthusiastic participation in the sports activities to make all the events peacefully.

General Secretary Students’ union JNC, Oling Tatin expressed serious concern over the dilapidating condition of the college building and stressed on infra-structural development.

Among others, the opening ceremony was witnessed by the MLA Dr. Tangor Tapak, i/c DC Nidhi Srivastava (ADC), Toli Basar CE(E2), Bora Ete CE (Highway) and local leaders. DIPRO



VKV Itanagar student wins 1st prize in state level painting competition

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Sourav Jyoti Kachari, a VIth standard student of VKV, Itanagar won the 1st prize in state level painting competition on energy conservation - 2012 organized by the NHPC Ltd at Banquet Hall, Itanagar on Nov 9. Ankita Manna (Class IV) of KV No. I, Itanagar and  Poancha Rajkumari (Class VI), Ramakrishna Sharda Mission, Girls School, Khonsa  won the 2nd and 3rd prize respectively. The winners were awarded with cash amount of Rs 10,000 (1st prize), Rs 8,000 (2nd prize) and Rs 5,000  (3rd prize) respectively and they will participated in the national level painting competition. Ten other participants received consolation prize amount of Rs 1,000 each. Altogether, 50 students were selected for participation in state level competition and out of them,  42 took part in it.

While distributing prizes to the winners, Power Minister Tanga Byaling gave emphasis on involvement of children as media in energy conservation. He hoped that the children who emerged winners of state level painting competition would disseminate information about the  need of energy conservation.

“India is the fourth largest consumers of energy in the world after US, China and Russia’, the Minister said adding that alternative source of energy from coal, hydro and other renewable sources need to tap properly to meet the energy need. The minister also mentioned about the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 which was passed by Parliament  for efficient use of energy. Power secretary Sanjay Kumar Saxena and NHPC Limited executive director, Itanagar R K Gupta also spoke on the occasion.

Earlier, education commissioner Gonesh Koyu inaugurated the painting competition in the morning.



Review meeting of RNTCP held

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: District Review Meeting of RNTCP Papum Pare district was held today at Seminar Hall, State Hospital Naharlagun.

Presiding over the meeting, Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman District Health Society (RNTCP), Papum Pare District Pige Ligu said that TB is very infectious disease and Papum Pare district being the focal point of all walks of people is very sensitive, so proper monitoring should be there to prevent it.

Taking an overview of RNTCP programme in the District, he asked the District TB Officer to issue directives to Private Hospitals and clinics running in twin capital city Itanagar and Naharlagun and its peripheries to abide by the Govt of India TB notification and to file monthly report on the number of TB patients treated under their supervisions. He added that it should be made mandatory for all health care units in the district to submit a timely report for compiling an authentic data on the performance of RNTCP which can be submit to the Govt of India.

On involving schools in Health Checkup for TB, he advised the DTO to tie up with administrative officers and to identify the most viable schools located in far flung areas like Mengio, Pareng and Tarasso circles so that they can take advantage of health care programmes.

Reviewing the functioning of RNTCP programme in the District he also advised the DTO to streamline the system of functioning by routing all RNTCP matters through District Medical Officer.

Dr. P.D. Thongchi, DTO cum Member Secretary RNTCP informed the house that tuberculosis is a disease still alarming in every parts of the world, only prevention through appropriate treatment is possible step to root it out. Earlier he presented an overview of RNTCP programme performance and achievement in Papum Pare district. DMO, Med Superintendent, DRCHO, Medical Officers-TC attended the meeting. DIPRO



ASUT reiterates demand for construction of  Vellore guest house

ITANAGAR, Nov 10: The Arunachal Students Union of Tamil Nadu (ASUT) has reiterated its demand to the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh for immediate construction of Arunachal Guest House at Vellore in Tamil Nadu.

While expressing its strong resentment over non-construction of the Arunachal Guest House at Vellore despite repeated pleas, ASUT urged upon the State Govt. to take an immediate step in this regard for the benefit of all Arunachalee people.

ASUT said that the plot of land acquired for the purpose by the Arunachal Pradesh Govt at Samadhan Nagar Annex,phase-IV, Alamelumangapuram, Vellore district in Tamil Nadu has been lying unused since 2010.

“If constructed, the house would not only benefit the students but also those patients who come to Vellore for medical treatment,” ASUT said.

ASUT appealed to the present government to give due importance on early construction of the Arunachal House.