Video of Arunachal-Assam Land dispute in Kangku goes viral in social media – AAPSU express strong resentment on the incident.
The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) expresses its strong resentment towards the recent incident at Kangku Circle under Lower Siang District whereby one Ajit Munda from the neighbouring state had illegally attempted occupation of private land belonging to a native Arunchalee with the help of Police and other officials from Assam on Wednesday.
In a press release AAPSU said that despite repeated appeals from the original owners and the Village level peace and other committees, Ajit Munda had started construction of a permanent house in the land of original landowner which is well within the territorial jurisdiction of Arunachal Pradesh.
As informed, Munda was a simple tenant and was allowed to stay in the land previously on temporary basis. The Union is pained at repeated attempts as well as actions of the Assam Government along the inter-state boundary areas. there are such incidents of illegal land grabbing, Damaging of Crops & other structures etc which are repeatedly happening in Kangku Circle. Such incidents if is not stopped at once may result into another Tarasso like happening. The release inform.
AAPSU strongly demands the State Government to take due cognizance of the matter and initiate necessary actions to protect the lives and properties of the Arunachalees living along the inter-state boundary. ‘We would also like to question the silence as well as inaction of the State Government more particularly the Lower Siang District Administration regarding this sensitive issue’. AAPSU said.
The union appeal the Government of Assam and the numerous Assam based organizations to respect the age-old relations & peaceful co-existence of the people living along both sides of the inter-state boundary and maintain status-quo as directed by the Supreme Court of India.
When contacted Lower Siang Superintendent of Police Surendra Choudary inform that there is no any information of any boundary dispute in Kamku circle. Though a small incident of construction of doweling under IAY scheme in Germe village and the matter has been resolved by intervention of organization and senior citizens of both Galo and Mishing communities.
Lower Siang Deputy Commissioner AK Singh inform over phone that there was an attempt for construction of a house. The Galo Mising Coordination committee (GMCC) and Galo and MIsing communities leaders have played a vital role and the under construction structure has been removed.
SP Lower Siang Surendra Choudary inform that there is no law and order problem at Germe village in Kamku circle in and lower Siang, administration and police administration is monitoring the issue. There was a small issue of dwelling construction under IAY scheme by one Ajit Munda in Arunachal territory which have been resolved by intervention by community leader of both Galo and Mising community.
We are in constant touch with Dhemaji police and discuses such issue from time to time to maintain peace and tranquility and communal harmony in the area. SP said.
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