Hawai- Run for Cleanliness
As a part of the Thematic Drive under Swacch Bharat Misssion , a “Run for Cleanliness” of around 4 Km stretch from UD guest house to Helipad ground in Hawai town was organised on 1st August , 2016 by the district administration , Anjaw along with Urban Development & Housing department as the nodal agency. More than 200 people from govt offices, students and general public participated in the event. Wind cheaters displaying SBM logo printed with Cleanliness message were distributed to the participants. All the participants took cleanliness pledge administered by the Deputy Director UD&H, Shri Hemer Ete, pledging to contribute two hours in a week towards cleanliness of their surroundings. The race was flagged-off by ZP chairperson Ms Towsik . Dy Commissioner Anjaw Ms Mamta Riba was also present on the occasion. The programme is also one among the series of Awareness activity planned for the fortnight leading to the Independence Day celebration in Anjaw district.
Tawang- Land Slide
Damages due to unprecedented rainfall has still been creating havoc in various parts of Tawang district. As per latest report, there has been a massive landslide in Famla area which has put five household in risk of getting washed away if it further slides down. Four families in lower Gyangkhar had also to be shifted to safer locations post development of serious cracks in their residential buildings of which two are RCC and two local structures. Further various damages to agricultural land as well as standing crops have also been reported.
Bhalukpong Buddhist Association organised a ‘Maha Yagya’ locally called JINSENG PUJA at Bhalukpong, on Monday for peace and tranquility in the area by the. Guru Tulku Rimpoche and monks from the Thubchog Gatseling Monastery, Lower Gompa Bomdila offered prayers for the peace of the departed souls who had lost their lives in the tragic July 1 incident at Bhalukpong Circuit House complex. A total of ten people had died due to the rain triggered landslide and huge amount of properties were lost. The relatives of the deceased were also present in the Jinseg pooja. Praying for the swift rebirth of the departed souls, the Rimpoche expressed his condolences to the members of the bereaved families and said that, the Jinseng puja is done to liberate the souls and advised the members of the bereaved families to be spiritually strong and to cultivate more merit in one’s life.
Psighat- PPWC call for Bandh
Pasighat Peoples’ Welfare Committee ( PPWC ) has called Pasighat bandh on August 6 next, in protest against the failure of power department to supply a regular power in that area. PPWC have expressed their dissatisfaction with the meeting held with officials of power department on last Sunday. PPWC Chairman Okom Yosung and General Secretary Oyin Moyong has said that, no satisfactory assurance was received from the concern authorities to solve the power crisis in the township forcing the organization to go ahead with bandh.
Aalo- Awareness for Vehicle Parking
Hundreds of NCC students from GHSS, Aalo and Scouts and Guides from PI Middle School took part in a day-long awareness camp conducted here on Monday to generate awareness on proper vehicle parking. Jointly organized by the United Students’ Federation of Aalo (USFA), a local NGO in collaboration with the Police department, the camp was aimed at regulating haphazard parking of vehicles in crowded areas of the township. During the camp, USFA President and General Secretary Markar Lollen and Dojum Ete said that such camps will help inculcate sense of proper vehicle parking and appealed to all citizens to cooperate and park their vehicles in proper manner to avoid traffic congestions. They also appealed to the two-wheeler riders to use helmets for their safety.
The Miao Unit of BJP on Monday took out a peaceful protest rally to press for early completion and maintenance of roads under 50-Miao assembly constituency. Addressing the rally held before the procession the party leaders expressed their resentment over the bad communication network in this constituency. it must be mention that all the roads in Miao Sub-Division are in a dilapidated state for lack of maintenance. In a memorandum submitted to the district administration BJP Miao Unit gave two months to complete the road construction. The members of BJP Miao Unit led by Hunpong Tangha, President of the mandal, the members of Yuva Morcha were present besides District President Ngyilang Tangha, General Secretary District Unit Gumjanong Singpho and Chamjong Haidley who was the party candidate from Miao during last assembly election.