On 5th October, the Civil Society Organisation‘s committee will organise a hold mass citizen rally from City Tower to DC office.
NAGALAND: As it was resolved on September 30, CSO (Civil Society Organisation) formed a core committee as an objection towards shifting of Deputy Commissioner’s office on October 1.
Call for Rally by committee members
The committee via its media cell at a meeting on October 2 collectively objected to the September 29 publication and demanded the government to reappraise the September 7 order passed by the Principal Secretary home.
To leave no stones unturn: Committe members
One of the committee members said that, that no positive action on the concerned authority’s end will leave them with no choice but to call out for a mass protest on October 5.
As given that the deadline for a response has been set to October 4. The possible committee will start the rally from the City tower to the DC office.
The committee, therefore, has publicly appealed for mass participation on the general public end’s and urged them to stand ready at the decided venue.
The core committee constitutes of CSOs and 5 senior citizens besides legal advisors which in the union had set ‘a five-day’ deadline from September 29, 2021, for the CM to call off the issued notification pertaining to the shifting of the District Election Office and Disaster Management cell to Chümoukedima, in addition, all other notices issued by the government
The committee member from CSO’s also proposed alteration of the “HQ: Chümoukedima; Camp: Dimapur” tag from the DC Dimapur letterhead.
The proposed ultimatum was signed with the mutual consent shared by representatives/ presidents of DUCCF, Sumi Council Dimapur, Dimapur Naga Students’ Union, Naga Council Dimapur, Eastern Nagaland People’s Union Dimapur, GBs Union Dimapur, Ao Senso Telongjem Dimapur, Naga Women Hoho Dimapur, Kachari Tribal Council Nagaland, Dimapur Eastern Naga students’ Union and Dimapur Lotha Hoho.
ARUNACHAL PRADESH: Earthquake of magnitude: 4.1 felt in Arunachal Pradesh
Magnitude: 4.1 earthquake hit Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, October 2. According to NCS or National Center for Seismology, the tremors of the earthquake were felt 143 km north-northwest of Basar at a depth of 10 km.
The Centre’s official tweeter page also posted on Saturday at 10:28 am, “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 02-10-2021, 10:15:40 IST, Lat: 29.12 & Long: 93.99, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 143 km NNW of Basar, Arunachal Pradesh, India”. No injury or death has been reported.
ASSAM: Baghbar MLA Sherman Ali from political party Congress makes contentious comment against martyrs; arrested
Sherman Ali, the Congress legislator, was arrested on the evening of October 2 from his official residence in Dispur.
He was charged of passing controversial remarks against martyrs. After the arrest, Ali was taken to Assam Police Crime Branch.
An official from Assam Police said “he is currently being questioned. There is nothing more we can divulge at this moment.”
However, Police sources state that his ‘irresponsible’ comments would amount to immensely serious communal tension; due to which, he has been arrested.
MANIPUR: Former members of the forbid Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) establish new armed outfit
Ex-members of KYKL formed a new armed outfit; SOREPA or The Socialist Revolutionary Party. Convenor of the Interim Central Committee, SOREPA, Toijam Ibochou, who was also the vice president of KYKL stated that a new armed outfit was formed to “regain the independence of Kangleipak/Manipur in Western South East Asia (WESEA)”.
Furthermore, according to EastMojo, a press note issued by Ibochou read, “We believe that a revolution cannot go forward without a proper revolutionary doctrine.
Our revolution is based on Kanglei/Manipuri Nationalism. But in order to regain independence, the love of the motherland is not enough. A revolutionary movement should be done under the right system.
So, in order to establish a revolutionary movement that is suitable to the land, a new revolutionary party called Socialist Revolutionary Party (SOREPA), Kangleipak has been formed by former members of KYKL”.
He also noted that the revolution must preserve the identity of Kanglei/Manipuri people and that it must be based on “Marxism-Leninism-Maoism”.
MEGHALAYA: Umroi MLA’s brother charred to death as car catches fire
In a tragic incident, Ferdinand B Lyngdoh, brother to Umroi Congress MLA George B Lyngdoh and the youngest son of the former CM, late EK Mawlong, was burnt to death after his car caught fire, sources state.
Ferdinand, 37 years old was working as an assistant professor of English and the HoD for the department of Basic Science and Humanities at the Central Agricultural University’s Tura College of Community Science.
The tragedy was recorded on Saturday noon at Umsalem in Ri Bhoi district when the deceased was said to be on his way home for spending the weekend.
As per reports, the incident happened in a split second leaving the victim, no possible way to opt for an escape. The precise cause of the incident is yet to be uncovered, but police speculations hold that the car’s (bolero) AC might have been left on for some time until a pocket lighter triggered the explosion.
MIZORAM: Mizo National Front minister claims to have fulfilled promises, fixed Mizoram roads
Lalruatkima, the adviser and rural development minister for the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF), said on Friday that his party had fulfilled the promises made in its election manifesto, including the restoration of crumbling roads across the state, in just two and a half years.
The leader’s statements came when residents of Chawngte, in the Lawngtlai district of south Mizoram, launched a walkout to protest the poor condition of the road connecting their town.
Lalruatkima said that the MNF fulfilled many of its manifesto promises before the last assembly votes, speaking at a campaign kickoff session for the impending Tuirial bypoll in Thingdawl town.
He said that the government had also restored sugar distribution to BPL families via the public distribution system and resolved the cooking gas shortage.
He cited a number of positive developments, including having a legislator from the ruling party, and urged people to vote for the MNF nominee in the next bypoll for the Tuirial seat, which is set to take place on October 30.
The state government, local volunteers, and churches, according to Lalruatkima, have worked together to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak, which has wreaked havoc on the state.
Meanwhile, on October 1, People of Change organised a strike against government offices, commercial banks, and other government establishments under the cover of a road monitoring committee in protest of the government’s failure to repair the Chhumkhum – Chawngte road that connects the town.
For their indifference to the people’s hardship, the protestors also requested the resignation of three MLAs: Dr. BD Chakma of the BJP from Tuichawng constituency, C. Ngunlianchunga (Cong) from Lawngtlai West constituency, and Dr. K. Pachhunga of the MNF from Lunglei South constituency.
SIKKIM: West Sikkim launches interschool food stalls competition
At the conference hall, a comprehensive programme of ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ with the tagline ‘Future Generation Towards Better Tomorrow’ was held under the flagship initiative ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ of NITI Aayog.
Meanwhile, there was an official launch of the month-long cleanliness movement ‘Clean India’ under the aegis of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
Shri Agawane Rohan Ramesh, Additional District Collector (West), presided over the meeting as the chief guest. District lead, Piramal Foundation, Kuntal Pal, additional director, Education department, K.C. Gyatso, DE, Power department, J.P Subba, National Youth Officer, Nehru Yuwa Kendra, Dev Nepal, school principals, heads, and representatives from the concerned departments were present and participated in the meeting.
In his remarks, the ADC (west) focused on raising awareness about the initiative’s relevance.
The initiative’s sole goal is to make students self-sufficient and to focus their attention on entrepreneurial values by providing them with ample opportunities and platforms through which they can gain valuable experience and take significant steps toward laying a solid foundation for a possible future career and job opportunities for many, he said.
In order to convey the initiative’s core motive, the ADC (west) told an inspiring story to familiarise guests with the initiative in a concrete way. Following that, he discussed the three-day Inter-School Food Stall Competition, in which 29 senior secondary schools from across the area will compete.
Simultaneously, the competition would take place from October 8 to 10 in the relevant block bazaar regions, with each team consisting of ten students and two nodal teachers, he said.
TRIPURA: Land allotted for setting up International Buddhist University in Sabroom
The authority of Dhammadipa Buddhist School over the years have been making tireless efforts to set up an international Buddhist University in Sabroom which has rendered positive, as land has been allotted for the establishment.
The CBSE affiliated Dhammadipa Buddhist School in the Manu-Bankul area was established back in 2001 with the efforts of Buddhist monks and the locals and has over the years built a good reputation in terms of performance and today, stands as one of the most prestigious educational institutions in South Tripura.
The new Dhammadipa Buddhist University will focus on advanced education in distinct fields side-by-side Buddhism and is expected to serve as a major tourist attraction site besides an educational hub attracting international students from Indonesia, Japan, Korea and China where Buddhism is prominent.