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Itanagar: Candle light march at RGU for Lt Tirong Aboh

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Aboh came from a very humble background and always stood for the welfare of the people- Dr Wanglit said.


Itanagar

With candles in their hands, students of Rajiv  Gandhi University ( RGU ) here on Saturday held a candle light march to pay tribute to Khonsa MLA Lt Tirong Aboh and 11 others who were killed by suspected NSCM (IM) militants in a militants ambush on May 21 last.

Students joined by RGU faculties and AAPSU members walked together in silence to remember those who lost their lives to the terror attack.They were seen holding posters demanding justice and photos of the victims who lost their lives to the terror attack.

Assistant Professor of AITS department Dr Wanglit Mongchan said the incident has sent shockwaves in the state. We are not sad about the incident but angry, he said.
Condeming the incident he said the people in Tirap Changlang and Longding are threatened on a daily basis by the insurgents who do not wish to see development in their region.

Aboh came from a very humble background and always stood for the welfare of the people, Dr Wanglit said.

AAPSU IPR Secretary Techi Mupu demanded the state government to hand over the case to NIA and sought for permanent removal of the undwrgry elements from the TLC region.

AAPSU spokesperson Nefa Wangsa remembered late Aboh as a vocal, performing and outspoken leader and said that the atrocities faced by the TLC region needs a permanent political solution.

Common People here are struggling not because of their fault but because of the people in power. Peace talks should be expedited on part of the govt with the underground elements so that peace is restored, he said.

Khiapgi Agi, health Secretary RGUSU while sharing about the terror problems faced by the TLC people, said lives lost due to militants here are uncountable. Democracy, law and order do not exist here, he added.

He also appealed for support from the other parts of the state to demand justice for the departed victims.

Meanwhile the RGUSU which organised the march said that it extends it’s complete solidarity to the people of TLC region. It aslo said that the union will be submitting a memorandum to the Governor on Monday.

AAPSU AGS Thomas Jerang, AAPSU education secretary Prem Camdir Tallang, Galo Students Union President Mepe Ete, RGU Astt Professor Lisa Lomdak , research scholars were among others who attended the candle light march.

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