Arunachal: people of Pangin and Kebang surrendering EPIC in protest against shifting of Siang HQ

After mass resignation of GBs of Pangin and Kebang, now people surrendering their EPIC to register their protest against shifting of HQ of Siang district .


On the line of Gaon Burhas, the people of Pangin and Kebang areas are now surrendering their Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) in protest against the proposed shifting of Siang District HQ to Boleng by the state government.


Before that  52 Gaon Burhas of Pangin and Kebang circle submitted their resignation letter with their red coat at Siang district DC office on Monday.

In a letter to Dy. Commissioner, Pangin on Tuesday , former ZPM Berin Padung along with other wrote that, they are surrendering the EPIC with an intention to not to take participate in election process of the state government for step motherly treatment being meted out against the people of Pangin.

Padung said that, people of Pangin areas are aggrieved by the government’s decision to amend the district re-organization act in the ongoing assembly session where Nyobo (Perang-Lampang), the present Headquarter of Siang District is being shifted to Boleng after its notification was done and foundation stone laid by the then Chief Minister, Nabam Tuki during 2014.

 As per former ZPM, Padung’s letter to DC, Pangin Today, the mass surrendering of EPIC will begin from 29th August, Wednesday.

Meanwhile, five more GBs who had missed the mass surrendering of Red coat and appointment letter has also tendered their resignation to the DC i/c ADC Pangin.


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