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‘Green tea pact’ to promote local tea production in Siang District

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ARUNACHAL PRADESH: On 16th of October, the executive members of the NBK, the panchayat members, Head Gaon Buras, and village officials of Nugon Banggo (Karging Menyang) in Rebo-Perging circle of Siang district signed a “green tea pact.”

The agreement held that tea planters in the circle comprising of 8 villages would self-sustain themselves with tea supplies than relying on the market for their daily consumption.

Various parties joined to promote local tea

The parties joined hands to promote local tea production and uplift communities to plant more tea to boost self-sufficiency.

Onil Taki, who presented the NBK’s ‘green tea accord,’ highlighted the commercial benefits of tea cultivation, while Talem Jamoh, the banggo’s resource person, directed the banggo to ensure that plantation of tea is implemented in every household.

ASSAM: Bengali Organisation removes poster written in Assamese outside of Silchar Railway Station

A government poster outside the Silchar Railway station written in Assamese has been put down by a Bengali organization, saying they are not going to allow the imposition of Assamese in the Barrak valley region.

The organization called Barrak Democratic Front and ABYS says According to the law of 1961, the Bengali language would be the official language in the Barrak valley region, and still after lots of protests and memoranda, the issue with the official language hasn’t been solving.

Soon, the video and pictures of the incident went viral on social media many have criticized the incident, many commented it’s very shameful people protesting against the Assamese language in Assam. While others also connected it to the CAA protest.

MANIPUR: Th Brinda to contest Manipur Assembly polls; Aiming to ‘change system’

IMPHAL: Manipur cop Th Brinda will contest the upcoming Assembly polls from Imphal’s Yaiskul constituency.


According to a report by The Indian Express, the Additional SP is yet to announce which party she is joining, rumours are rife that she may choose the BJP.

Additionally, Brinda, who is also yet to submit her resignation, said she decided to enter politics to change the current system. “I could not discharge my duty at the executive level due to constant political interference,” she said, adding that her vision is to uplift the youth and poor people.

MEGHALAYA: CM Sangma Visits Itanagar to attend NPP’s Conclave

On Monday, Meghalaya’s Chief Minister and President of the National People’s Party Conrad Sangma along with his witnessed the grand welcome in Arunachal Pradesh’s Halongi gate.

The Arunachal Unit of the National’s People’s Party will organise the conclave based on the theme ‘Regional Aspirations, National Outlook’ on October 19

CM Sangma stated that “there is a political agenda behind this conclave and it is being orgnanised to debate on the core issues of all the northeastern states.”

MIZORAM: ‘All Mask Campaign’ extended to October 31 by Health Minister

Dr. R. Lalthangliana, Mizoram’s Health Minister, declared on October 18 that the statewide ‘All Mask Campaign’ would be extended from October 20 to October 31.

The decision was made in order to raise public awareness about the importance of wearing masks in the fight against COVID-19.

This was announced at a virtual meeting attended by District Commissioners (DCs), Chief Medical Officers (CMOs), and DIPROs from all of the state’s districts.

Lalthangliana commended the officials for their devotion and hard effort in the long-running battle against COVID-19 in the state.

He also urged them to keep the momentum going in their respective districts.

During the meeting, Lalthangliana stated that the ‘All Mask Campaign’ was launched on the advise of the State-level Expert Team on COVID-19 Management, which was formed on September 23 in response to an increase in the number of cases and deaths linked to the following.

The team had recently given a 16-point report to the State Government, led by convener Dr. F. Lallianhlira.

An vigorous educational awareness campaign on masks has been regarded a significant proposal among these 16-points.

A symptom-based method for conducting contact tracing and tests in the State was also recommended by the State-level Expert Team on COVID-19 Management.

The World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have all recommended it.

NAGALAND: 14 Tribal Hohos reaffirm stand on Naga Political Solution

Dimapur: 14 Tribal Hohos of Nagaland representing the 14 tribes of the state unanimously resolved to reaffirm the previously made decisions with regard to Naga Political Solution.

According to a joint statement, convenor K.T, Vilie expressed appreciation to the Government of India’s official representative, A.K Mishra for delivering his utmost urgency regarding the peace process.

SIKKIM: Sikkim Chief Minister Golay reviews inauguration preparations

Prem Singh Tamang-Golay, the Chief Minister of Sikkim, reviewed the preparations for the inauguration of the newly completed Bhaichung Stadium in Namchi on October 18.

On October 20, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the sports facility.

Tamang was accompanied by Bhim Hang Limboo, minister of the Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED), Political Secretary Jacob Khaling, NMC Chairperson Ganesh Rai, and other officials.

Director General of Police (DIG) Prawin Gurung, DC (South) M Bharani Kumar, SP (South) Thakur Thapa, Sports and Youth Affairs Director Doma Tshering Bhutia, and other officials from the concerned departments were also present at the event.

Golay met with concerned department officials and other stakeholders, as well as other stakeholders, to examine the status of the events planned for the inauguration day.

He was also briefed on departmental arrangements as well as other security measures to be implemented during the inaugural event.

Golay also presided over a brief meeting to discuss any potential flaws in the event.

He offered his advice and help in order for the event to be a huge success.

The Bhaichung Stadium, Sikkim’s first FIFA-certified stadium, will be inaugurated on October 20 to honour the legacy of former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia.

TRIPURA: Indigenous-Peoples’-demand-for-Greater-Tipraland; Tipra Motha to stage three-day protest in Delhi

As per reports, the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tripura, met with the Tipra Motha party and other regional parties on Saturday to discuss the demand for a separate state.

Eight Tripura-based organisations have formed a united movement committee to push for statehood.

Royal Scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarma, a member of Tripura’s royal dynasty, is the leader of Tipra Motha.

In the tribal districts of Tripura, Tipraland is a planned breakaway state for indigenous Tripuri people.

Areas outside of Tripura, such as Mizoram’s Mamit district, Assam’s Cachar and Hailakandi districts, and Bangladesh’s Bandarban, Khagrachari, and Chittagong, are included in the fight for Greater Tipraland.

Before the Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council Elections in April, Tipra Motha and the IPFT were considering allying but the IPFT eventually ran for office on its own and turned out unsuccessful in reserving a seat.

18 of the 28 seats went to the Tipra Motha.

At the latest, it is known that the Tipra Motha is set to stage a three-day protest in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar next week to press its case for Greater Tipraland.



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