Kamalanagar, January 21, 2019: Dangu Rasik Mohan Chakma was sworn-in today as Chief Executive Member, CADC in the premises of CADC rest house, Kamalanagar amidst huge gathering of people representing different sections of the society. Councilors, officials of CADC and state government, former leaders, NGO representatives attended the programme. Dr K. Beichhua, MoS, i/c Social Welfare, etc., Mizoram came down from Aizawl to witness the swearing-in programme.
On proving majority in the floor test held on 18th January, the Governor appointed Dangu Rasik Mohan Chakma the CEM, CADC. Pu N. Chakhai, Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai administered the oath of office and secrecy.
Dangu Rasik Mohan Chakma in his speech expressed happiness over the state government detailing a Minister to witness the programme and termed it as according due dignity to CADC.
“The first priority of my government shall be good and inclusive governance”, Dangu Chakma said. Further elaborating he said, “Towards inclusive governance, signs of development shall find place in all spheres like education, social and economic.”
“This government believes in positive change. We are not for vendetta politics. We shall be guided by the precept of Lord Buddha that expounds – ‘Hatred begets hatred; it is by compassion only one wins”.
“This government has a responsibility towards the world Chakma community and shall make effort towards this direction.”
“Demographic nature of Chawngte town comprising of Kamalanagar, Chawngte-P and Chawngte-L lived by different races like Chakma, Bawm, Pang, etc. is cosmopolitan in nature and our government shall work towards inter-community harmony, in promoting mutual respects for each other.”
He concluded his address by re-assuring, “For development and good governance, you are in a safe hand.”
It is the 3rd term as CEM for Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma. Earlier, he held the office of CEM from 1999 to 2003 and from 2003 to 2008. He has been elected five times as MDC from 1-Borapansury-I Constituency since wining for the first time in 1993.
Dangu Rasik Mohan Chakma is the second CEM of this 10th term of CADC who succeeded Dangu Shanti Jiban Chakma by proving majority in a trust vote held on 18th January in an emergency CADC session ordered by the Governor. Dangu Shanti Jiban Chakma remained in office for about nine months since assuming office in May 2018.