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Hazare to sit in AACS fast

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

our correspondent

Itagar, May 7: Indian social activist An Hazare who has led various movements to increase government transparency and investigate and punish corruption in public life is likely to participate in the indefinite hunger strike of Aruchal Anti Corruption Se (AACS), the third phase of its agitation against the state government. The Se is organizing sit-in-dhar as its second phase of agitation on May 9 next, AACS General Secretary S T Tara told reporters here Wednesday. “Despite protests from various organizations, unions and associations against the rampant corruption and fincial mismagement which led to huge fincial crisis forcing the government exchequer move to minus balance, the state government is showing a casual approach and dictatorial attitude,” lamented Tara.The Se also sought resigtion for Minster of State Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju on moral grounds questioning on his appointment of Joram Beda as secretary tourism.It asked the minister on what ground Beda was appointed as Secretary to Tourism as there is a procedure and criteria for such appointments.“Rijiju is Congress B and Beda’s appointment is nothing but to mediate between Chief Minister bam Tuki and himself favoring corruption as MoS is completely keeping silent on the entire genuine issues raised against the corruption,” the Se alleged.“If Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 (AFSPA) can be impose in Aruchal Pradesh without any intimation using unilateral decision why cannot he impose an immediate CBI inquiry on rampant corruption to book the corrupted state government?” it questioned.AACS also came hard on the Governor stating that despite of several representation regarding the demands of immediate CBI inquiry against mismagement of Rs. 6911.55 crore, mismagement of CS scheme misused of government employees salary and GPF Rs. 861 and 97 crore New Pension Scheme (NPS), declaration of fincial emergency and President rule in the state under article 360 of Indian constitution why the Governor was keeping silent and taking time to give decision whereas evidence was already available.The Se added that they had already submitted demands for complete rolling back of Pre-Paid Electric Meter System (PEMS) and to immediately settle law and order problem of Assam and Aruchal boundary, misuse of Revised Estimated Scheme (RES) funds during the month of March 2014 at PWD Western Zone.Further stating that whosoever involved in the misuse of funds which has left the state unbalanced shall be punished the AACS strongly demanded for the set up of Lok Ayukta Court in the state.

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