FROM OUR CORRESONDENT
Itagar, Dec 24: A nine-member delegation of the People Party of Aruchal (PPA), led by its Chairman Kamen Ringu and President Kahfa Bengia called on Governor J P Rajkhowa at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday.
The members apprised the governor of their concern on the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed.
They also expressed their unhappiness on the incidents on December 16 and 17 last in the state capital, including the failure to maintain law and order at the Assembly premise, where the gates were not opened for the MLAs, in spite of written order of the chief secretary. The delegation expressed concern over the blockade of roads that even ambulance was not allowed to pass through, with the police not taking any action to clear the roads.
They also expressed unhappiness over the role of the Home Minister of the state and also condemned the happening at Raj Bhavan on December 15, when some ministers showed unruly conduct by dishonouring the Head of the state, in presence of Chief Minister bam Tuki.
While appreciating their concern as members of a regiol political party, the governor advised them to guide the younger generation towards commul harmony and all round development in the state.
He expressed happiness that the PPA leaders and cadres have risen above the petty politics and working for overall welfare of the people of all tribes of the strategic and frontier state. He requested them to guide the youth in the right direction to pursue their education seriously, not to waste time influenced by vested politicians and serve the society in constructive ways.
The other members of the delegation includes, secretary generals Kaling Jerang, Tarang Tajo and Tame Papuk, secretary (Tirap, Changlang and Londing districts) Nyasam Jongsam, youth president Gautam Ringu and vice president Komkar Riba, the communiqué added.