ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Indira Gandhi Govt. College, Tezu, is going to celebrate a Yearlong
“Silver Jubilee starting from 2nd October’2011 on successful completion of 25 years
of existence (1986-2011) in the field of Higher Education in Arunachal Pradesh. Principal
Dr. B. K. Nath appealed to all alumni and other employees who worked at the Institution
at any stage during the last 25 years, to send their contact details to the College
for updating the Database of the Institution.
Org reiterates demand for action
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Reiterating corruption charges against PWD and UD Minister Nabam
Tuki and Parliamentary secretary, environment and forest Kumar Waii, the All Arunachal
Pradesh RTI Activists Organization today said that in spite of submission of several
memorandum/complaints the investigating agency did not take any action against them
The AAPRTIAO alleged that leaders duo remains absent from state capital for last
three months and never visited their respective area and looked into the problems
of the local people who are facing nature’s fury for last couple of months.
Alleging that they were involved in corrupt practices like illegal appointments and
awarding works to their close relatives, the Organization reiterated its demand for
arrest of both the leaders and also demanded CBI enquiry to unearth issues involving
It further said that the state Govt should learn a lesson from the Central Govt and
other states where most of the corrupt leaders have been put in jail.
Society hopes more from women commission
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS), Dumporijo branch
in Upper Subansiri district hoped that newly appointed team of Arunachal Pradesh
State Commission for Women (APSCW) headed by Gumri Ringu as chairperson and Radhilu
Chai as vice chairperson would work for the upliftment of weaker section of the society
and overall welfare of women and girl child in the state.
While welcoming the new APSCW team, the APWWS branch unit also appreciated Jarbom
Gamlin led Govt for selecting the right and experienced activists for the women commission.
One day workshop
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: The Indian Institute of Packaging, Kolkata in collaboration with
the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India, NERAMAC and Department
of Trade & Commerce, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh is going to organize a one day Workshop
on Packaging of Processed Foods, Fruits & Vegetables for Cottage, Micro, Small and
Medium scale entrepreneurs at Banquet hall, Itanagar on Sept 30.
The Programme will be inaugurated by Minister of Industry Tako Dabi and Parliamentary
Secretary - Industries, Trade & Commerce, Nabam Rebia.
Orgs demands President’s Rule
ITANAGAR: The All Nyishi Educated Youth Forum (ANEYF) and Kameng Citizens Right (KCR)
jointly demanded President’s Rule for the safety of the common people in the state.
In a joint release the organizations claimed that the law and order is at its lowest
point in the state under the present ruling Govt. Moreover, some organizations are
compelled to take the path of agitation like bandh call because of alleged involvement
of some cabinet ministers in corruption which ultimately creates problems for common
people, release said. They further alleged that state machinery virtually failed
to deliver due to division in ruling Congress party and all the development programme
have come to a standstill.
While condemning the attack on the Press during recent bandh call, they further
demanded arrest of attackers and also appealed the Arunachal Volunteer Youth Federation
not to take the path of bandh call as it hampers the life of citizens. Both the organizations
also called for stern action against the miscreants involved in the assault on Tapi
Bandh against shortage of PDS items
ITANAGAR: The Koloriang Youth Association (KYA), Parsi-Parlo Area Development Committee
(PPADC), Damin Area Youth Organisation (DAYO) and All Sarli Youth Welfare Association
(ASYWA) has called for 12th hours Koloriang constituency Bandh on 27th of this
month. The bandh is being called to protest against non-supply of PDS items to Damin,
Parsi-Parlo and Sarli, misuse of relief fund meant for famine affected people who
are facing shortage of food item, misuse of MLALAD, BADP & SPA fund and alleged illegal
capturing of Govt. Land and office Buildings (RD & ICDS) at Koloriang town by local
MLA Lokam Tassar.
The KYA, PPADC, DAYO and ASYWA strongly demanded for immediate supply of essential
PDS items to those affected areas and proper investigation into misuse of MLALAD,
BADP & SPA fund. They also sought early restoration of Govt. land and office buildings
being allegedly captured by local MLA.
They further warned that inaction from the Govt. side shall lead KYA and PPADC to
call for 2nd phase bandh call. However, the movement of Ambulance, Milkvan, Magistrate
and Police personnel on duty and media shall be exempted from the bandh call.
Orgs decries murder and failing
law and order
Bandh in Namsai
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: A 12 Hrs. Namsai Sub-Division ‘Bandh’ have been declared on Sept
26 from morning 5:00 AM to evening 5:00 PM to protest the brutal killing of Chow
All Namsai Area Youth Association (ANAYA), Tai Khampti Development Society (TKDS),
District Congress Committee (DCC) Lohit, Woman Welfare Society, Namsai, that have
called the bandh strongly condemned the brutal murder of Manpoong, S/O Late. Chow
Enthena Manpoong, a businessman of New Mohong village, Lekang Circle, Lohit.
He was picked up on the evening of Sept 21 at around 9:40 PM by two unknown miscreants.
After two days, the victim’s body was recovered from the banks of Nao-Dihing River
near Silatoo, under Lekang Circle. Allegedly, he was brutally beaten to death.
The Indian army personnel have arrested one of the members allegedly involved in
the kidnapping and murder of late Sunanda Manpoong.
He has been identified as Bikram Chetia alias Numal Chetia who originally hails from
Litong village, under Pengri Police Station of Tinsukia District of Assam.
We condemn the total failure of law and order situation and the State Home Ministry
in its inability to provide protection and peace to the people of Namsai Sub-Division,
it said while adding that extortion, kidnapping and murder are happening on a day
to day basis in Namsai sub-division.
The organizations said that after the PRC incident, a Police Outpost was sanctioned
at old Mohong village and necessary infrastructure have been constructed but till
date, no police personnel have been deployed in the outpost which clearly shows the
total failure of the administration and the State Home Ministry.
Meanwhile, the organizations called for immediate deployment of adequate police personnel
at the newly constructed police outpost at old Mohong village, SIT investigation
to nab the culprits behind the murder of Manpoong and prompt improvement of law and
order situation at Namsai Sub-Division with a time frame of 15 days.
All Tai Khampti Singpho Student Union (ATKSSU) has also condemned the alleged murder.
It strongly appealed to the administration of the district and government to arrest
all others involved in the case and punish as per law of the land. It said that such
cases are not new in the area. It has further demanded establishment of police outpost
in New Mohong.
APB&OCWWB extends medical assistance
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Arunachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare
Board extended medical assistance to Kabak Mottu, Casual worker of Itanagar Electrical
Sub-Division-I, at R.K. Mission Hospital, Itanagar today.
The assistance was handed over by Board Chairman Jalley Sonam and accompanied by
INTUC and AAPWU Secretary General Changma Tajo.
Speaking to this media house, Sonam informed that the Budget of the Board has been
sent to government for final approval and added that the registered workers will
get more benefits from the Board. He expressed the hope that the government would
approve the budget soon for the welfare of the board and the workers of the state.
The Chairman further assured that the workers registration drive cum Awareness campaign
will be intensified in the remaining parts of the State. He strongly appealed to
the workers to minimize or avoid drinking of liquor and use of drugs to maintain
a good health. AAPWU Secretary General Changma Tajo also advised the District unit
office bearers of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) and All Arunachal
Pradesh Workers’ Union to help and co-operate with the concerned labour officers
and labour community of their respective district in workers registration process.
LVDACF resents authority’s apathy
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Lohit Valley Dam Affected Citizens Forum (LVDACF) has expressed
resentment over the apathy of the authorities concerned, who have consistently ignored
to pay heed to the pleas of the project-affected-families of the 1750MW Demwe Lower
“In order to safeguard our rights and benefits, the LVDACF had earlier submitted
a memorandum to Lohit DC on July 21, 2011, expressing our concerns. However, two
months have elapsed but despite his assurance to arrange a tripartite meeting to
discuss the issues, the meeting is yet to materialize which amply indicates their
sheer callousness towards our concerns,” LVDACF said in a release.
“Our concerns were raised once again during the Gram Sabha meeting of the Tyluliang
village held on September 1 last, which fell on deaf ears,” it said.
The major components of the project, i.e. Dam axis, power house, diversion tunnels
come under the village as per the EIA/ DPR. Apart from the previous demands, some
new issues were raised, such as, to ensure equity, profitable shares from the project
exclusively for the PAFs, partial claim over the precious, semi-precious stones,
minerals etc. if discovered from the river beds and the land acquired for the project.
The demand is in concurrence with the UN declaration of rights for indigenous people
(UNDRIP) which advocates that indigenous people have the rights to natural resources
pertaining to their land to which India is a signatory.
“The land acquisition process and the Gram Sabha resolutions are two different things.
But since the Tribal Rights Act 2006 and the panchayat extension to scheduled areas
act 1996 makes it mandatory for any proposal for diversion of forest land to be acquired
by a resolution of the Gram Sabha, that the project is in the interest of the people
living in that area,” it said. “As usual the authorities have hitherto refrained
from giving any commitments. Therefore, the said Gram Sabha did not pass the resolution
for diversion of their forest land for the project, thus leading to the stalemate,”
the release said and appealed to the people at the helm of affairs to honour the
sentiments of the citizens and stop taking them for granted.
“Moreover, our attendance in the forth coming meeting for rate fixation should not
be viewed as our acceptance or in any way obligatory to part with our ancestral land
by ignoring our interest, it added.
A meeting is proposed to be held on September 29 for fixation of rates for land and
Mra trying to mislead people: Org retorts
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Chimpu Village Youth Association (CVYA) described Everester Tapi
Mra’s assault as reported in the newspaper as false and an attempt to mislead the
CVYA claimed that Mra was caught red-handed with a woman in his car by the volunteers
of the association at around 8.46 pm in between Chimpu and Hollongi on September
22. He might have injured himself in the scuffle when he was asked to come out of
the car, it said.
CVYA said that there is restriction of taking alcohol, organizing party and dating
girl etc. from 6 pm to 6 am within its jurisdiction and volunteers are engaged for
the same purpose on regular basis.
Rejecting his allegation of snatching money and forcing him to withdraw money from
ATM near the PHQ, the association said that nobody is foolish to force one to withdraw
money from ATM that is attached to police headquarters.
It also appealed to the people of the state, various organizations/associations and
political parties to go through the real fact instead of condemning the association.
Orgs condemn attack on Everesters
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Tagin Cultural Society (TCS), the apex body of Tagin Community
has strongly condemned the attack on the first Everester of Arunachal Pradesh
Tapi Mra and his wife in between Hollongi and Chimpu on Sept 22 and appealed the
concern authority to arrest those involved immediately.
Exemplary punishment should be given as per the law so that such barbaric act is
not repeated in future. It is matter of concern for the people of Arunachal Pradesh
that, if the person like Tapi Mra, the pride of Arunachal is not safe in capital
than there is no safety for common man, it said while adding such act deserves condemnation
from every corner of the society.
The Tagin Welfare Society (TWS), Itanagar have also condemned the attack on Everester
Tapi Mra and his wife. Expressing shock at the attack on Everester by the miscreants,
the TWS in a release today said, attack on Mra, a man who brought laurels to the
state is a matter of shame for entire state, nation and Tagin community in particular.
Stating that the state capital has been witnessing lawlessness, the Society demanded
thorough investigation into the incident and immediate arrest of the miscreants.
It further said that miscreants involved in attack should not be released on bail
before completion of trial.
Handicraft Training forrural tribal women
TEZU, Sep 25: The Seva Bharati, Arunachal in association with local based NGO- Amik
Matai Society, Tezu kicked off its rural initiative in imparting week long Handicraft
Training in Changliang village under Tezu circle of Lohit today.
The inaugural ceremony was graced by the District Art and Culture Officer, Anjaw
along with PR representatives of the village and the members of the collaborating
NGOs. The chief guest cited the success story of the “Barbie Doll” which had a small
beginning initially. 30 Women participants from the adjoining villages such as Duraliang,
Hydel camp, PCL colony and Tezu are availing the handicraft training which is aimed
at generating self employment for the rural tribal women. Training is being imparted
in Fabric painting, flower making, soft toys, embroidery rings among others.
The training is being facilitated by the Master trainers from Seva Bharati, Joy Kumar
Sharma and Gajen Das from Guwahati along with the Volunteers of Amik Matai Society.
Earlier such training was imparted in the rural areas of Along. The organisation
aims to reach the remotest of rural areas of Arunachal to impart such trainings in
future with the support of local based organisations.
Theatre in Education Workshops create new insights for Lohit teachers
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: “You have given interesting new insights to our teachers” was the
warm compliment of K. Rina, DDSE Lohit, as he listened with rapt attention to P.N.
Umesh, an established theatre-educator from Bangalore, at the Valedictory session
of the two 1-day Theatre in Education (TIE) workshops for private and Govt. school
teachers at BRC Hall Tezu.
“The new understanding of multiple skills and varied role of teachers will greatly
help in improving education in the entire district” he said.
The programme, the first of its kind in Lohit, is being organized jointly by the
VT-AWIC Youth Library Network, DDSE Lohit and Cultural And Literary Society of Mishmis
(CALSOM), Tezu from Sept 19 to 28, 2011.
The first day’s workshop was attended by 24 participants from 8 private schools of
Tezu, while the 2nd day had 14 Govt school teachers along with members of CALSOM
and DDSE office Lohit. The highlight of the workshops was a perfect blend of several
spirited and joyful activities interspersed with lively discussions on the objectives
of every activity. Umesh effectively led the participants to discover their own interpretations
to the activities and demonstrated that the role of the teacher is to show the paths
to the learners, himself searching for new paths. Sensitive activities like the “blindfold
walk” and ‘attract the leader!” demonstrated the vital importance of utilizing one’s
senses in learning, while the hilarious 7-UP game underlined the need for their effective
use. He used Tableaus by participants to bring out the uniqueness of each learner
and how important it is to discover the kinesthetic, visual and auditory skills of
the learners to make their learning joyful. This was beautifully amplified by his
explanation of Edgar Dale’s Cone of Learning, which explains, why theatre activities
are far more efficient and better in teaching than text-book reading.
Bajai Pul, President, CALSOM, welcoming the participants, declared CALSOM’s commitment
to improve educational scenario of Lohit and heartily thanked the theatre-expert
Umesh for volunteering to come all the way from Bangalore at his own expense, to
strengthen the Lohit Youth Library Movement.
Speaking at the end of the workshop, H. Ekka ( Lohit Valley) and Mamta Tiwari (VKV
Tezu) said the workshop brought out the importance of going from practical observations
to theory, while Rita Das (Shishu Niketan), Kamla Jaiswal (AV Parishad school) Ankhyangso
Kri and Hage Bibijan (Govt UPS Telluliang) and . Badailu Tayang (Tamla Academy),
appreciated the novel ideas they could gather. Sher Singh and S. Chopra (DDSE Lohit)
could relate the inputs to other media of learning, while Jay Kr Jha (KV Tezu) expressed
his keenness to take up follow up theatre activities in his school.
Moyum Jini, Convenor, Bamboosa Library outlined how the skit performances by the
reader-activists of the Library Network have been strengthening their reading skills
and personality traits over the years.
Athonsi Minin of CALSOM thanked the DDSE Lohit and the DC Tezu for actively supporting
the TIE training programme.
Two TIE Workshops for senior students are also being conducted at Wakro and Tezu
by Umesh during this visit.
KNYA conducts social cum educational awareness tour
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Kurung-Nyobia Youth Association (KNYA) of Sangram circle in Kurung
Kumey district conducted a social and educational awareness tour within the Kurung
Nyobia belt under Sangram circle covering about 36 villages under six panchayat segments
from September 17 to 20 last.
The association members visited all the government schools and distributed sports
items and study materials to the young children studying in those schools as a token
During the tour, the team claimed to have found common problems like insufficient
teachers, furniture, school buildings etc in almost all the schools. There was no
teacher in two government primary schools of the area namely, Sangmey and Byasi,
which is contradictory to the vision envisaged by the governments to improve the
education scenario in the rural area through various national level flagship programmes
like Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rastrya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA) etc.,
the association observed.
Besides these problems the association also observed that those villages do not have
the minimum basic amenities such as medical facility, electricity connection, potable
water supply and road communication.
The only means of communication found to be interlinking these villages were Porter
Track constructed several years back and Foot Suspension Bridge (FSB) and Log Bridge
to cross the rivers and deep gorges many of which were in deplorable condition and
on the verge of collapse endangering human lives.
Further general public meetings were conducted in each panchayat segment during the
tour where village elders, Gaon Burahs (GBs), panchayat leaders and public leaders
were invited to express the problems faced by them.
In every meeting they have expressed a similar and common problems and placed two
points demand to the government--construction of road from Sangram administrative
headquarters to Parsi-Parlo circle Hq. via Kurung Nyobia belt and creation of new
circle within the Kurung Nyobia belt.
They claimed that these two demands, if fulfilled, would benefit 36 villages with
census population of around 5000 souls as per provisional census 2011. They also
claimed that the government's developmental policies and programmes are not proportionately
reaching their areas under the present Sangram administrative centre due to its geographical
and population vastness.
The association strongly urged the government of Arunachal Pradesh to look into the
problems faced by the common people of the area and consider the genuine demands
placed by them. In this regard the association also urged the MLA, Nyapin to pursue
the matter with the appropriate authority.
Foundation day of Aka-Miji Capital Complex Welfare Society
ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Aka-Miji Capital Complex Welfare Society observed its 6th foundation
day at Itanagar today.
Speaking on the occasion, MLA Bamang Felix urged the society to preserve its own
culture and assured all possible help for establishment of Aka-Miji cultural ground
within capital complex. He urged the community to maintain peace and set example
for others by doing welfare activities in and around capital complex.
Aka-Miji Capital Complex Welfare Society, President Tage Tame highlighted about the
cordial relationship between Akas and Mijis. He said both Aka and Miji are two sides
of coin, having almost similar tradition and customs and live together in harmony
since time immemorial. DSP Khandu Deru also spoke on the occasion.
MLA Tani Loffa, Sajolang (Miji) Elite Society President Aju Khonjuju, Founder of
Sajolang Elite Society Shambhu Soinju, All Hrusso Socio-Cultural Society General
Secretary Dibru Dususow, All Aka Students’ Union President Dotto Yame also attended
Rocketing food prices, climate change-related disasters as well as land grabs are
set to not only push the number of the world's hungry past one billion, but also
drive some to the brink of starvation, especially in vulnerable regions like South
Asia, experts say. One billion people go to bed hungry every day and the majority
are in South Asia.
Experts say that despite rapid economic growth over the last two decades, the region
has failed to reduce its vulnerability to food insecurity, with almost half of the
region's 1.5 billion people unable to have three meals a day.
The region is the most disaster-prone in the world, witnessing floods, droughts and
cyclones every year, which devastate large swathes of agricultural land, often leaving
millions of small-scale farmers with no means of income. In pockets across the region,
stretching from Afghanistan to India, the signs are worrying.
Who are these organisation?
I really agree with the angry citizen, who wrote about organizations calling frequent
bandh. I ask all the shameless organisations who have given them right to call bandhs?
Which article of Indian constitution has given them the right to call so many bandhs?
I strongly request our deputy commissioner to take some appropriate steps towards
these organisations. Because of these organisations our peaceful state is becoming
a burning state. They are ruining the state. My dear brothers of Arunachal Pradesh
wake up and fight against these bandh caller instead of supporting these bandh. Support
the general public.
Naharlagun, (on email)
Not a surprising move
This in response to the news item published in your daily, that Arunachal Volunteer
Youth Federation apologized to Minister Pema Khandu. It is surprising that the leaders
of these pseudo organisations are claiming something in one day and reverse in the
other day. The capital bandh called by this organisation resulted innumerable hardship
specially for the patient coming from the district, many of the office work was pending
due to non-availability of employee on that day. Many businesses collapsed due irresponsible
act of this association. This association should be banned permanently and the leaders
should be taken to task immediately for intentionally causing harm to the people
of Arunachal by calling unnecessary capital bandh. The leaders of this association
should know that public is not foolish to understand their reason for changing the
stand in one time and reverse in the other day after causing so much damage to person
and public. This association has no right to play with the general public of Arunachal.
The media are requested not to entertain bandh call press statement by such bogus
and irresponsible association.
Aalo, (on email)
I would like to express my concern about present political crisis and defunct administration
in Arunachal Pradesh.
These days we read and hear that administration has declared bandhs as illegal. But
some organisations dare to call bandhs to fulfill their demand, so, my concern is
what initiative is being taken by the administration and govt to put an end to bandh
culture as this "XYZ" organisation is legally registered. So, why don't they take
action against their leaders? Why are we tortured? The day is not far when this "XYZ"
organisation will call bandh because their dog was killed in a road accident.
Another interesting story developing in our state is that some ministers and MLA's
have made Delhi as their permanent home address. Other legislators are making trip
to foreign countries. And in the mean time some prominent thugs and mafia are showing
their superiority. So, my request to govt is please spare us in your silly politics
as we are not foolish and in the mean time, you should not forget its the people
who elected you. Today people of Arunachal Pradesh need you in the time of crisis.
Lead us in good and better direction, for better future.
Itanagar, (on email)
An unfortunate incident
It was very unfortunate to know about the incident that our fellow citizen Tapi Mra
As we all know and it's useless to complain about the condition of our state, because
we ourselves are responsible for this. But if we can't prevent it, we can try to
save ourselves from it.
So, here is a suggestion to save yourself in condition that was faced by Tapi Mra.
I don't know if our Police provide this facility, but in most of the places this
facility is available.
When a thief forces you to take money from the ATM, do not argue or resist, you might
not know what he or she might do to you. What you should do is to punch your PIN
in the reverse...
If the PIN is 1234, punch 4321.
The moment you punch in the reverse, the money will come out, but will be get stuck
into the machine half way out and it will alert the police without the notice of
Every ATM has it; It is specially made to signify danger and help. Not everyone is
aware of this.
N L Richo,
NIT Patna, (on email)
Don’t let us suffer
Darkness looms large over our head and can’t seem to find any light to lead us ahead.
There is chaos and uncertainty everywhere and stability seems to be a distant dream.
The evergreen days of our life is slowly but steadily turning grey and the seeds
of our future has withered away. The lust green meadows are turning to deserts and
the last few oases of peace are drying up fast. Our dear state is dying an unnatural
The state is in a total mess and sorting it out would not be anything less than finding
a needle in the hay. Can’t seem to understand, what went wrong with our Arunachal
and where she took the wrong turn. It does not seem far when the state would be plunged
into total darkness and complete lawlessness. The capital, which is supposed to
be the role model for all the districts have taken the heaviest toll and has become
the centre of lawlessness. The scenario in our state at present depicts and portrays
a very repulsive and dismal picture in everything, especially the bandh-culture.
It is further a matter of joke as to why the administration compels the govt. servants
to attend the offices during bandhs, when they are incapable of protecting their
own property or for that matter the life, liberty and property of any individual.
There is no dearth of examples to show that the law and order in our state has completely
crumbled. Now a situation has arisen where the law-abiding citizens are harassed
and the persons flouting and violating the laws are protected and pampered. There
are hordes of people who languish and revel in their former glories and situations
that prevailed decades ago. We, as humans are distinct from the animals in as much
that we have responsibilities towards our society and are governed by a law, which
is supreme and sine qua non of existence of a society. But the present trend in our
state is hell bent on taking us back to the times of the tribal society, when almost
everything was solved by way of waging “Nyemak” (war). Come on people, we have overgrown
that period and the very truth of the universe is that we cannot travel back into
time. But there are still people who cling on to the way of jungle raj and won’t
budge even if they are lured and provided with the best of the possibilities.
The recent issue of the India Today ( sept. 26) has become an interesting read, where
our beloved leaders are involved in mud-slinging and where they have said that they
are afraid of coming to the state as there is no law and order. It is rather ironical
that when these leaders are afraid of coming to their own state, what might be happening
to the poor public of the state. When they are not feeling safe, what about us normal
people? On another note, I would like to ask them, who are the persons responsible
for this vulnerable and contagious situation in our state? Is it us, the public?
I definitely feel that the public should not be held responsible for the state of
affairs in Arunachal. Rather it is the politics and the wily politicians who have
created such a situation that the common people are perched on the peak of a volcano.
Dear leaders, whatever maybe your differences, don’t let us suffer. You are free
to go on playing your dirty political games but not at the cost of the life of the
public. We, the public don’t care who becomes the CM, just let us live a normal life.
We are on the verge of collapsing, some are even contemplating suicide. Are the public
really living a life? I personally don’t care even if George Bush or Osama Bin Laden
becomes the CM, as long as we are allowed to live a normal life. I have another suggestion,
keeping in tune with the situation of our state, let all the 60 MLAs of our state
have a one-on-one duel at RG stadium and the winning person who comes out of the
stadium gate be made the CM of our state. But on a serious note, we the public need
to introspect, give a serious thought and ask ourselves, “Are we really choosing
the right leader?”
Naharlagun, (on email)
Fooling the fooled
The whole episode of the AVYF lodging of an FIR, asking a Minister to quit, calling
bandhs and later withdrawing the FIR and apologising to the Minister citing that
they didn't understand the case is a real funny story to read. These people just
don't have anything to do, only fooling around the already fooled citizens of the
most corrupted state--Arunachal Pradesh. Keep it up!
Tirap, (on email)
Felicitation with stabs, punches and looting
Its a sad and most unfortunate gratitude that we as a proud Arunachalees could ever
gifted to Mr. Tapi Mra for bringing laurels to the state at national as well as international
level. Its sad that law and orders and policing in our state is at the lowest; crimes
and dacoities in and around the capital at its nadir, when people and policy makers
are talking about developed Arunachal in the coming years. Forget the law and order
in Tirap and Changlang when we are not being able to contain crimes in the capital
itself. You bring laurels to the state and you are going to be felicitated with stabs,
punches and looting in the broad day light by your own people. What kind of society
we are living in? Sad, but the truth is that Arunachal is no more a peaceful or peace-loving
state anymore. I Pray for quick recovery of Mr. Mra and his wife and as a fellow
Arunachalee, I sincerely apologise to them for the unfortunate incident. May you
be fit and healthy as always and climb thousand more Everests for Arunachal.
Dr. C. Mongchan,
Shillong, (on email)
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