SUMAA ‘suspends’ stir as CM ‘assures’

SUMAA ‘suspends’ stir as CM ‘assures’echonewsmark

ITANAGAR, Oct 12: A team of Students’ Union Movement of All Arunachal (SUMAA) led by its president Tagru Tame met Chief Minister Pema Khandu at his office chamber here this morning.

SUMAA team put forth its concerns on the implementation of Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy and its consequences on indigenous tribal population.

Giving a patient hearing, the CM reiterated that no policy or programme will be implemented in the state, which is detrimental or hamper the interest and rights of indigenous population. He said that there is a general misconception on TRP, which, he added, is formulated and adopted by Government of India for all the states having Tibetan settlements is yet to be implemented in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.

“Any policy decision taken by the state govt will keep the state’s interest paramount,” he emphatically said.

He assured the delegation that the TRP issue shall be broadly discussed with all stakeholders and also be taken up in the ensuing assembly session for discussion. He further sought cooperation from all stakeholders particularly the youths in facing the challenges and giving positive shapes in the interest of the state.

Minister PHE, WS & IPR Bamang Felix was also present in the meeting. (CMO)

Meanwhile, SUMAA, in a release, announced to temporarily suspend its movement following assurance given by the Chief Minister.

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