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Protect interest of indigenous Aruchalees: AAPSU

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Oct 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Itagar, Sept 30: The All Aruchal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has appealed Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju to organize a joint meeting of all the MPs from the state along with the AAPSU on the vexed Chakma-Hajong refugee issue at the earliest. The Union made the appeal after its team led by its President Kamta Lapung and chairman of Core committee on Chakma-Hajong issue, Gumjum Haider met the union minister along with Joint Secretary (North-East), Satyendra Garg and Joint Secretary (Foreign affairs), Mukesh Mittal at the ministry’s office in New Delhi on to discuss the Chakma-Hajong refugee issue. While reaffirming its stand, the AAPSU team strongly opposed granting of citizenship of the refugees in the state and urged the union government to take the interests of the indigenous Aruchalees into consideration first, a press release informed here today. While giving a patient hearing to the visiting team, the MHA officials stated that they wanted to be part of the Special Leave Petition (SLP) proceedings filed by the AAPSU in the Supreme Court.

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