Nominated Members of 9th Chakma ADC Sworn-In

Kamalanagar, October 14, 2014:In a notification dated 9.10.2014 of Government of Mizoram, the four nominated Members of the 9th Chakma Autonomous District Council namely Dangu Dhakmoni Tongchangya s/o Bilo Kumar Tongchangya of Vasetlang-I, Pu Lalsangliana s/o Sangleiala of Parva-III, Dangubi Sneha Maya w/o Sadhu Dhan of Borapansury-I and Dangubi Niharmala Chakma d/o Lokkhi Chandra Chakma of Kamalanagar-III have been appointed by the Governor of Mizoram with effect from 26.9.2014.

The four nominated members have been solemnized in an oath taking ceremony held today in the Conference Hall of CADC Rest House. Dangu Laxmi Bushan Chakma, Court President and Recorder, District Council Court administered the oath of secrecy of office and allegiance to the Constitution of India. With this the number of MDCs in the Council will be 24.

It took almost one and half year to nominate the members. The 9th CADC assumed office on April 22, 2013.

In an amendment introduced in the last term provided for reservation of at least two nominated seats for the woman. This has been done to improve the participation of woman in Governance. Therefore, this time two female candidates have been appointed as nominated members.