Haflong: An urgent communiqué was issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Dima Hasao on Tuesday to the working president/ general secretary of the All Apex Bodies Co-ordination Committee, Haflong in regard to disobedience leading to disturbance of communal harmony.
It is stated that permission was accorded for holding a peace rally vide this office no. DH/CON/PER/2020/8 dated February 16, 2020 on the basis of the report of the Superintendent of Police, Dima Hasao. However, it was observed that the rally and procession turned into a protest rally using loudspeakers and shouting provocative slogans by the participants in blatant violation of the conditions of permission. “Your irresponsible action and commission of such acts in violation of the preconditions is likely to disturb the communal peace and harmony among different ethnic tribes residing in the district,” stated the communiqué.
They have been directed to furnish their written reply within three days as to under what circumstances the conditions of permission were violated in defiance of the district authorities and as to why appropriate legal action should not be initiated against them.