The Deputy Commissioner cum District Magistrate Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan vide an order has declared the proposed bandh call by All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Forum (AAPYF) as unconstitutional and illegal.
In the order the DM has directed the The Station Superintendent, APSTS, Itanagar and Naharlagun to ensure that all the APSTS Buses shall ply normally.
He has also directed the District Food and Civil Supply Officer, Capital Complex to ensure that all the Petrol Depot/Outlets remain open on 19th and 20th March’2018 without fail He has also directed the DDSE, Capital Complex to ensure that all Schools within the capital complex are open and functioning on 19th and 20th March’2018 and students attend clases as normal.
The President/Secretary, All Transport Federations, Capital Complex to ensure that all the private vehicles shall ply normally on 19th and 20th March’2018 without fail otherwise their plying permit shall be cancelled/ suspended.
The President, IMWA/ Bazar Welfare Committee, Naharlagun/Nirjuli to ensure that all the shops within capital complex shall remain open normally on 19th and 20th March’2018 without fail otherwise their trade licence shall be cancelled/suspended .The President/Secretary, Hawker & Vendor Federation, Capital Complex are also directed to run their business normally.
The order was issued in view of the proposed 36 hrs Capital Bandh from 5.00 AM of 19th March’2018 to 5.00 PM of 20th March’2018 by the AAPYF.
The order further stated that such bandh calls causes untold misery and hardship to the suffering patients, students and business community in particular and the public at large.