Arunachal- Women’s Protest March against 2nd Arunachal Scout in Bomdila

women’s protest march against the ill behaviour of the 2nd Arunachal Scout and misbehave with a women police personal


Bomdila/ Itanagar

Several women organisation carried out protest march against the ill behaviour and attitude of the Arunachal Scout and misbehave with a women police personal at Bomdila on November 2nd  and 3rd during the Buddha Mahostova festival celebration.

Hundreds of women also staged dharna at DC Office compound and shouted slogans ‘Arunachal scouts hai hai’, ‘nari ki suraksha hi desh ki suraksha’, ‘Arunachal scouts ko hatao’,

Also a meeting and dharna was held at Buddha Peace park, Bomdila organised by the Women Welfare Society (WWS) led by Sonam Yangzom of WWS and Social worker Ngomba. More than 250 lady officers and officials of various department of the district headquarter attended this meeting.

They condemn the incident of vandalising of the police station by the 2nd Arunachal Scout Jawans.

A memorandum was also submitted to the Deputy Commissioner citing the  incident of November 2nd night, the Jawan of 2nd Arunachal Scouts an inebriated condition have misbehaved and manhandled the lady police personnel who were on duty on Buddha Mahotsova celebration at Buddha stadium, Bomdila .  They  alleged that the 2nd Arunachal Scouts jawans  have abused and used unparliamentarily words and threatened the lady police personnel.

Meanwhile Indian Civil and Administrative (Central Association) (IC & AS) President Rakesh Srivastava who is Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India, New Delhi have also strongly condemn  2nd Arunachal Pradesh Scouts Battalion led by Col. F B Firdauz and adjutant Major Kaushik Roy who vandalised government property and physically assaulted the District Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police and other officials of the Police Station on November 2 at Bomdila in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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While condemning the incident Srivastava have written a letter to the Secretary, Ministry of Defence Sanjay Mitra said that Indian Armed Forces has been known for professionalism, bravery, valour and respect for women and human right. But the  incident as reported which took place in Bomdila is a cause of great concern

In the above incident none of the  procedure and law have been followed by officers and jawans of 2nd Arunachal Scout. If such incident is allowed to go unpunished and not deterred through prompt, strong an firm action. It would not only embolden such perpetrator but also shake the basic foundation built over years, the letter said.

At back home The Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) has vehemently condemned the barbaric act of Arunachal Scout personnel  at Bomdila.

CoSAAP place several demands to the State Govt. for immediate actions which include  institute inquiry committee to be headed by Secretary to Govt. of A.P. level or DIGP. to book the Scout personnel who were responsible for such barbaric incident, to draw strict line of action to be maintained by Arunachal Scout personnel wherever they may be.


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