CADC sits for the Monsoon Session

Kamalanagar, September 14, 2018: The first sitting of the Monsoon Session of the 10th Chakma Autonomous District Council started today with obituary in honour of Dg. Pranab Kumar Chakma, MDC who expired on 19th July followed by the introduction of Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya, MDC, being his first Session and introduction of Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma as Leader of the opposition having been appointed recently by His Excellency the Governor of Mizoram.

The sitting witnessed six official resolutions moved by Dg. Hiranand Tongchangya, E.M, Dg. Anil Kanti Chakma, E.M and Dg. Onish Moy Chakma, E.M. The official resolution moved by Dg. Hiranand Tongchangya, Executive Member i/c Agriculture sought to declare the sub-headquarters, Barapansury and Longpuighat as towns. He stated that they deserve to be declared as towns and urged the need for availability of urban services like banks, etc. In the same resolution, he also sought to rename the Chawngte Civil Sub-Division as “Kamalanagar Civil Sub-Division”, Chawngte RD Block as “Kamalanagar RD Block” and creation of two new RD Blocks within CADC namely “Barapansury RD Block” and “Longpuighat RD Block”. The resolution also sought to make provision for an honorarium of Rs.20,000/- per month to the Members of the Kamalanagar Town Planning Committee. While justifying for renaming the CADC headquarters and the RD block within CADC he cited examples of headquarters and RD blocks named after the places where their offices are located.

Dg. Anil Kanti Chakma, Executive Member, i/c Local Administration moved a resolution for the establishment of Village or Town Police within CADC area. While justifying the resolution he stated that the service of the said police will be useful in causing compliance to the summon of the Village council courts and in maintaining orders in the bazaars.

Dg. Onish Moy Chakma, Executive Member, i/c Middle School Education moved a resolution seeking to fill up vacant posts of officers, staff and teachers under Middle and Primary School Education. Besides, it further sought to create and fill up new posts under the said departments.

The Session was adjourned till next Monday. The three official resolutions will be discussed and voted in the next sitting.