Dangu Shanti Jiban Chakma was appointed as the Chief Executive Member of CADC on 2nd May 2018 and administered the oath of office on 4th May 2018.
The Chakma Autonomous District Council is an autonomous council for ethnic Chakma people, formed under the sixth schedule to the Constitution of India on April 29, 1972. The Council exercises legislative, executive and judiciary powers over allotted departments within the territory of CADC.
With an area of 686.25 square kilometers, CADC shares international boundaries with Bangladesh and Myanmar and has a population of 45,307 which roughly constitutes half of the total ethnic Chakma population in Mizoram.
The CADC is headquartered at Kamalanagar and is headed by the Chief Executive Member (CEM) and Executive Members (EMs). The Council has a total of 24 Members of District Council (MDCs), out of which 20 are elected members and the other 4 being nominated members.
Dangu Buddha Lila Chakma MDC from 13-Vaseitlang Constituency was elected the Chairman of the 10th Chakma Autonomous District Council.