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No strife within Congress, assures CLP

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, March 25: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) has denied any interl problems among the party legislators.

The CLP meeting, which was convened here on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister bam Tuki has termed reports about interl strife in the party as baseless, fabricated and politically motivated, engineered by vested interests, government spokesman Bamang Felix said in a statement here today.

Dubbing it as an act with an intent to create confusion, the meeting resolved to take legal action against those involved in spreading rumour using mass and social media.

The members authorised Aruchal Pradesh Congress Committee president Padi Richo and the CLP leader to take discipliry action against any member proved to be involved in indiscipline or anti-party activities, Felix said.The meeting also discussed on the proposed visit of Congress president Sonia Gandhi to the state in April, besides other issues like the Land Acquisition Bill, suggestions for compilation of the Vision 2030 document for the state, Niti Aayog and 14th Fince Commission award.

Chief Minister bam Tuki asked the members to prepare development plans for their respective constituencies prioritising projects and plans to be implemented in the next five years. “This will help in decentralisation of the planning process and participation of the grass root people in choosing their own developmental path,” Tuki said and suggested all development related schemes be beneficial to every individual of the society.

The Chief Minister underscored the importance of adhering to all prescribed guidelines so that legal complications were avoided during the implementation process, which may invite criticism and also hamper in completion of the projects and stressed on judicious utilisation of all funds, the statement said.

Tuki also informed the members that the state’s fincial position was stable and sought their suggestion for additiol resource mobilisation and innovative ideas, which could be incorporated in the ensuing Budget, the statement added.

APCC President Padi Richo expressed gratitude to all members for their support and cooperation in making it possible for the INC to win both the bye-elections of Kanubari and Liromoba Assembly constituencies as well as sweeping the bye-elections of PRIs. He appreciated the present government under the leadership of Tuki for its innovative schemes and programmes, especially the state government flagship programmes like CM’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme, Skill & Employment Generation Programme, thrust on sports, health and education sectors, etc.

Richo pointed that the people have welcomed the state government’s initiatives and hence positively reciprocated by giving the party the mandate to serve the state. The APCC President reminded the members of the promises made in the election manifesto and asserted that all promises have to be fulfilled. He lauded the efforts of the members in this direction.

All members expressed satisfaction with the Chief Minister and appreciated his developmental initiatives. They requested for enhancement of MLAD fund and an altertive source of funding in place of SPA. The members were also of suggestion that the CLP meeting be held regularly to discuss various issues and chalk out future roadmaps, the statement added.

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