Itanagar, June 3: Expressing concerns over the alarming drug situation, Longding-Pumao Assembly Constituency legislator Thangwang Wangham has announced to earmark Rs 30 lakh from his MLA local area development fund for the treatment of opium and drug addicts for the entire Longding district.
Besides this, the MLA announced to sponsor UPSC aspirants and medical students from his constituency by allocating Rs 15 lakh and 5 lakh respectively - a major decision which got a thumbs up from his party during its Mandal executive meeting at Longding on Saturday.
In his brief speech, Wangham recounted the achievements of the BJP government under the leadership of CM Pema Khandu.
"The top two agenda of Pema Khandu-led government in the State are to make Arunachal a corruption-free State and give its people clean governance," he said.
Coming heavily on the attitude of the people of Wakka for disrupting the Longding water project, he said that compensation amount has been given and the people should cooperate with the department for the noble job of supplying water to the district headquarters, Longding, which is home to every citizen of Wancho community.
The meeting was attended by BJP in-charge of Tirap-Longding unit Tekhat Dada, district president Tanpho Wangnow and general secretary Chemnga Manham, block president Manlem Wangsu, former ZPM of Longding block Noksa Saham, booth level workers and many other karyakartas. This was stated in an official release.