Arunachal- State News in Brief, 30th April 2017

ITANAGAR- BJP protest March against China 

State BJP leaders along with thousand of party workers took out a Protest March here at Itanagar in protest against the renaming of Six place of Arunachal Pradesh  by China. State BJP president Tapir Gaon led the  Protest March which start from Tennis Court, IG Park to Raj Bhavan. A memorandum submitted to the Governor to be handed over to the Chinese ambassador.  The purpose of this protest march was to send a strong message to the world in general and China in special that the Arunachal Pradesh is the integral part of India. It must be noted that China has changed the names of six Indian cities in Arunachal Pradesh on its official map. China’s this move is an apparent retaliation against the Dalai Lama’s visit recently to India’s easternmost state, which Beijing disputes as part of its territory. After the china’s move of remaining six Arunachal’s city, the protest is going on all over the state.

SIANG-  12 Hrs East Siang bandh on 2nd May

The Adi Students’ Union (AdiSU) has called for 12 hours East Siang bandh on 2nd May demanding the state government to uphold the Geo-Physical boundary mapping of Adi Baane Kebang while also upholding Dharmendra Sharma led High Power Committee. In a statement today, Kaling Eko, Chairman, Lower Siang Boundary Issue and Okut Tali, AdiSU publicity cell have said that, they have already submitted their representation to the state government to stick to the Dharmendra Sharma committee recommendation. The duo also said that, the news item published on 23rd April mentioning exclusion of five Adi villages from Lower Siang District was completely a printing error. “Our constant demand is to stick with upholding Geo-Physical boundary mapping of Adi Baane Kebang while also upholding Dharmendra Sharma led High Power Committee”, added Eko. Meanwhile, a mass meeting of Adi Baane Kebang is being convened at Korang on Sunday to discuss upon the Lower Siang district issue where final course of the decision will be finalized, informed ABK East Siang sources this evening.

BORDURIA- Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy Football Tournament ‘2017

The First Ever Martyr Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy Football Tournament ‘2017 went in favour of Borduria FC. Men’s Football Team succeeded in bringing the Winner’s Trophy & Cash prize Rs 50000/- and Best Player of the year  Sumrian Lamra at the birth place of Martyr Hangpan Dada, Ashoka Chakra (Posthumously) and Women’s Football Team succeeded in retaining the Runner- up Trophy & cash prize Rs 25000/ – respectively. Every thing went smoothly, during the tournament and even the unpredictable weather was favouring. Which is a sign of blessing for all the participant teams. Borduria FC both Men’s & Women’s Football Team are grateful to Veer Nari Smti Chasen Dada for her help to both the team, refreshments, lunch and for providing vehicle during the match hours. They are also grateful to Smti C.Wangchadong, Rani of Borduria for providing Jersey to Women’s football team and financial assistance to both the team. Both the Borduria Teams are also thankful to  Wangnoap Matey, Tethun Dada,  Damwang L.Medam, Tesah Tangjang , Jithang and Linwang Tochhu for their supportive role, they rendered from the day one to the end of the tournament. And all the good supporters and the Well wishers of Tirap District. At last but not the least , hats off to the District Organising committee , the referees and  Gawang Sumpa.

ITANAGAR-  Demands for new Science Centre

A team of officials led by theArunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology, Chairman, Bamang Mangha has in a meeting with the Director General of National Council of Science Museum at Central Research Training and Laboratory (CRTL) at Salt Lake, Kolkata on Friday last, submitted a memorandum seeking establishment of new District level Science Centre in seven districts of the state. The memo also included upgrading the existing lone Science Centre at Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar, establishment of Astro Park at present Science Centre, science museum bus and more innovative model of exhibition for the Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre. While assuring to fulfill the demands placed by the Chairman, the NCSM Director General further informed that the District level Science Centre would be developed in a phase-wise manner and an expert team from the NCSM will visit the proposed district in Arunachal Pradesh in the coming months. He, however, stated that the science museum bus, updated exhibits model and Astro Park would be developed in the AP Science Centre soon.

PASIGHAT- ABKYW Organised Medical Camp 

The Adi Baane Kebang Youth Wing (ABKYW), which has undertaken the initiative to conduct medical camps at various places in East Siang, Siang, Upper Siang, West Siang, Lower Dibang Valley and Namsai districts after getting approval from the Department of Health Services, GoAP raised resentment over non-cooperation of District Medical Officer (DMO), Aalo in sending doctors to the Tato medical camp. ABKYW President Aling Pinggam informed that the organisation had sent a prior intimation to the DMO, Aalo to send doctors for the medical camp at Tato. When the team reached at Tato for the camp, no doctors turned up, causing the ABKYW to hand over the medicines it had brought, to a Homeopathy doctor.

NAMSING- Durga Vahini Shivir

 A five-day long Durga Vahini Shivir (camp) for girls began at Government Higher Secondary School, Namsing, East Siang on Friday last. In all, 72 girls from 11 villages enrolled for the camp, which is part of a VHP-organized training imparted to young girls all over India annually to promote discipline and patriotism, besides self defence. Speaking during the inaugural function, Dr Dangi Perme exhorted the young girls to learn and implement everything they learnt during the camp in their daily lives. The trainees were taught meditation, yoga, group discussion, handicraft, games etc.

TEZU- Ex Servicemen Rally 

The Chowkham Garrison, organised an ex-servicemen’s rally recently in Tezu. The Rally was attended by ex-servicemen from nearby villages of Lohit and Namsai district and Sadiya Sub-Division. The programme was inaugurated by the Commander of the ‘Lohitpur Garrison’ along with the senior most ex-servicemen. In his address, the Commander expressed his gratitude to ex-servicemen for their service to the nation. He also felicitated the Veer Naaris for their utmost scarifies. The president of ESM Association, Chapakhowa also addressed the gathering and highlighted the issues faced by the ESMs and also the army’s concern for their wellbeing. The OIC ESM Cell (Lohit), District Agricultural Officer and District Medical Officer also addressed the gathering. Representatives from the State Bank of India, Tezu branch, Aadhar and NPR registration were also present to guide the ESMs. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf assured full support to the ex-servicemen and requested the army to conduct similar rallies more frequently.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 30th April 2017INNAU-  Army’s welfare work

The army camps in Innau (Changlang) and Sadiya (Tinsukia) of Chowkham Battalion, under the aegis of Dao Division handed over the 5 KVA Solar Power Projects and toilet blocks constructed under “Operation Sadbha-wana” to the locals. The Innau camp of Chowkham battalion inaugurated a 5 KVA solar power project for Innau community hall as there is acute shortage of electricity supply in the village. In Sadiya also, the army camp inaugurated a 5 KVA solar power project at Chapakhowa Community hall along with ’02 x toilet block’ at Sunpura High School, Toribari. The function, organized to hand over these facilities, was attended by local and civil dignitaries.
Such initiative of the Indian Army has been widely appreciated by all civil dignitaries as it is expected to further enhance the civil-military co-operation.