Itanagar, May 7: The Peoples’ Party of Arunachal (PPA) has criticized the State government for its failure to contain law and order in the State and alleged that lawlessness seems to be the order of the day.
“Arunachal Pradesh is witnessing near collapse of administrative machinery as lawlessness seems to be the order of the day,” the party alleged while discussing the issue of resignation of NIT director Dr Rajiv Kumar Garg, which has shocked the people.
“The State is being driven towards a visionless direction with the government not committed to the concept of ‘Team Arunachal’ in tune with its promise. Many sensitive issues like introduction of uniform land rates, decision to withdraw PAP and deferring municipal election were taken without taking into confidence the other political parties, elected PRI and municipal leaders and civil society members,” PPA president Kahfa Bengia alleged in a release.
NIT director tendering his resignation within five months of his joining following alleged threat is a matter of serious concern, a clear sign of the government loosing gripe over the law and order, he said.
“There were series of mysterious deaths and none has been solved conclusively. The brutal murder of promising student leader Ojing Taying and mysterious death of former lawmaker Ngurang Pinch still remained unsolved. When the ruling BJP claims to be a party with a difference, serious actions for justice in these cases should have been taken by the government,” Bengia alleged.
He said the government seems to have closed the sensational case of former CM, late Kalikho Pul, whose 60-page suicide note had names of many senior politicians, including present MLAs and ministers besides high-profile corruption cases like PDS and SGRY scams.
Alleging gross misuse of huge fund allocated in the annual budget to trample the spirit of sustainable development in the State, the PPA charged the Khandu-government for the lack of transparency and scientific planning.