Social activist Anna Hazare to visit Itanagar on Decembers 16


Social activist Anna Hazare will be visiting Itanagar on 16th Decembers next and will address the public awareness program on Lokayukta and many other issues at IG park Itanagar.


Addressing media person here at Arunachal Press club today the Committees Organising secretary Payi Gyadi  inform that famous social activist Anna Hazare will visit Arunachal Pradesh on 16th December next and he will be interact with the public especially youth of the state on sustainable development and many other issues in a public awareness programme.

Highlighting about Anna Hazare, Gyadi said that every Indian seemed to be concerned about country’s biggest enemy Corruption, but no one dare initiate any tangible steps to check the advancing enemies’ till Anna Hazare launched an anti-corruption movement. It was because of his effort that The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 was finally passed that came into effect in 2014 he added.

Highlighting the significance of Anna’s visit to Gyadi, Said that the Government of India has not constituted Lok Pal, though the Supreme Court of India termed the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 as workable piece of legislation. Instead, all efforts are being made by the government of India to dilute some provisions of the Act, including Section 44 of the Act by an amendment in 2016. And they demand restoration of section 44 of the original Act and immediate constitution of Lok Pal.

The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly has passed the Lokayukta Act in its Fifth Session way back on 5th March 2014 and received the assent of the Governor on 16th May 2014. The state government of Arunachal Pradesh has committed constitutional impropriety by not constituting Lokayukta till date. Since it has failed in its constitutional duty he claim,

So they request the Governor of State to intervene and put in order constitutional machineries of the state.

The National Commission on Farmers, under the leadership of MS. Swaminathan submitted a report on the causes of farmer distresses and the rise of in farmer suicides. It recommends addressing these problems through holistic national policy for farmers, which include access to resources and social security entitlements. They demand full implementation and applicability of Swaminathan report for all farmers, he added.

In order to erase corruption from the country, one of the best ways is to check corrupt practices during elections. Therefore, our focus is also on electoral reforms. Election symbol of the candidates should be replaced by face (picture) of the candidates themselves.

“NOTA” (None of the Above) option in the ballot paper/voting machine should be replaced by “Right to reject” or “Right to Recall” option.

Further , State Anna Samarthak has requested the Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh to accorded to his Status, State government should give status of state guest with protocols. And requested state government to provide him chopper to reach Itanagar from Gauwhati and from Itanagar to Guwahati


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