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Pressure groups seek appointment with government

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 Oct 2015 12:00 AM GMT


SHILLONG, Oct 30: The pressure groups demanding comprehensive mechanism to curb ubated influx into Meghalaya today reminded, Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma, of the unfulfilled assurances even as they sought an appointment with him to discuss the matter.

In the letter to the Chief Minister, the pressure groups reminded Sangma on three issues discussed between them a couple of months ago which is yet to see the light of day.

On the implementation of the ground work for the entry and exit points, the pro-ILP pressure groups said that the state government had provided to make the project viable within 45 days. “…but sadly almost three months have lapsed we are yet to see any visible results as expected,” the pressure groups said.

On the “Bemi Transaction, prelibation and Detection Bill,” the groups said that the government had assured to insert the word “detection” in the draft bill and also to introduce the bill in the recently concluded Assembly Session which was not done so.

Meanwhile, on the Residential Bill- the pressure groups said that the government had assured to introduce the bill during the last Assembly Session, with certain amendments in the draft bill, “but unfortutely this bill is also stalled by the government,” the pressure groups said.

The pressure groups wanted an appointment with the Chief Minister to know about the progress of the issues.

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