KHADC to appeal in Supreme Court
SHILLONG, Jan 20: The KHADC in order to show its disappointment against the recent Cabinet decision to debar government employees from holding any office or membership in any community based organizations, associations and traditiol bodies and the High Court order which has recommended that the State government frame comprehensive legislation to define the powers of the headmen, today decided to observe ‘black flag day’ on January 29 across Khasi and Jaintia Hills. The KHADC also resolved to move the Supreme Court on the same.
The decision was taken after the People Democratic Forum (PDF) under the leadership of KHADC CEM P N Syiem held a meeting with other KHADC members from various political parties including Congress, UDP, KHM, HSPDP and Independent MDCs.
During the meeting it was decided to hold a public meeting with various traditiol heads from the city and suburbs at the premises of the KHADC.
He said they will soon hold talks with the JHADC seeking their support.
“We are also concern on the decision of the Chief Minister Mukul Sangma to notify and keep in ambience the Building Bye-Laws of Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) since this will affect many localities located in the city and suburbs,” he said.
He informed that the are also meeting the members of Federation of Traditiol Dorbar (FOTD) on January 27, to seek support.
It may be mentioned that on January 13, the Meghalaya High Court in its judgment had recommended the State government to bring suitable and comprehensive legislation on the functioning of the traditiol institutions and their heads.