State News in Brief- AAPSU Delegation Meets Rijiju

New Delhi- AAPSU Delegation Meet with Kiren Rijiju

AAPSU-WITH-RIJIJUA delegation of  Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) led by its vigilance vice chairman Jango Halai met MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju here on Saturday regarding refugee issue and ILP. During the meeting, the unions expressed concern over the increasing population of the Chakma and Hajong refugees in the Changlang, Namsai and Lohit districts. The delegation  submitted a memorandum to the MoS asking him to confine the refugees within their original designated blocks. The delegation alleged that Chakma and Hajong refugees have also been encroaching tracts of reserved forest. They also Also alleged  that there are numerous criminal activities meted out by the Chakma and Hajong refugees against the local tribal inhabitants. The  the students bodies demanded strict regulation of Inner Line Permit and questioned on how the Chakma and Hajongs who are neither APST nor Indians have be allowed to enter and stay in Arunachal Pradesh without ILP and RAP.

Roing- Run for Cleanliness

A Mini Marathon themed ‘Run for Cleanliness’ conducted under public awareness component of Swachh Bharat Mission, was flagged off from Meka Tinali to DUDA View Point Deopani, here on Saturday by Roing, MLA, Mutchu Mithi. Later, a mass social service was also conducted in the entire Roing township with the participation of government officers, school children paramilitary forces and Bazar committees. At Seppa, a mass cleanliness drive was also conducted along the township’s roads as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan here on Saturday by the DUDA along with various organizations and NGOs comprising of East Kameng Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Bazar Welfare Committee, Women Welfare Organization, Changtam Aane, Mothers’ Group and others.MLA, Tapuk Taku, who also took part in the drive, exhorted the participants to carry out such activities regularly and help spread awareness among the masses about the benefits of health and hygiene.East Kameng DC, Rajeev Takuk, Deputy Director, (UD & Housing) Takar Tachang, Govt. College Principal, Robin Hissang and other officials also participated in the drive.

ROAD-REPAIRINGChangalang- Public Participation in Road Repairing 

The hundreds of Resident of Changlang came out voluntarily on Saturday to repair the damage roads in Changlang township areas which have been creating varieties of problems to the commuters for many days. Led by the local MLA Shri Tesam Pongte and Deputy Commissioner Changlang Mr Wayomg Khimhun people including HODs, Public, Students, staff, Members of Changlang Township Trade and Commerce Association, CRPF and Departmental Casual Workers repaired rain rugged roads near industry and Monday market by filling them with gravels, sands, etc. The road points at main market, near craft centre, kerosene depot, Govt HSS, Changlang, Dhobi line which were in its worst condition were also repaired. Despite these the potholes in many areas were also repaired by filling it with stone dust. Later the repaired roads were made compact with road roller to make it last longer. The road leading to DC’s office via New Changlang village was also repaired in many places. All the garbage, weeds in the road sides were cleaned. The roads were in need of immediate repair which were posing danger to both motorists and padestrians. The citizens of Changlang took part in the day long social service with great enthusiasm.

Aalo- Legal Awareness Camp

A legal awareness camp was held under the chairmanship of CJM-Cum-CJ (Senior Division)-Cum-DLSA, Member Secretary, Tage Halley at SFS College, Yeggo here on Saturday. In his inaugural address, Halley spoke about access to justice for all under Legal Service Authority Act, 1987. He said that it is important to know fundamental legal parameters as responsible citizens. ‘The awareness camp is a maiden effort to highlight the legal rights and give access to justice to the college fraternity’, he added. During the technical session, advocate Rikge Romin dwelt at length on fundamental rights and duties in India while, advocate Gekar Angu elaborated on Para Legal Volunteers Scheme. Further advocates Karken Angu, Tari Rame, Kebom Taso, Todak Ado and Minrik Nochi spoke on topics like women’s right to protect from Domestic Violence, Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme 2011, Consumer Rights, Lok Adalat and Plea Bargaining respectively.

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