Kamalanagar, 31 January 2019: The office of the Chairman, Chakma Autonomous District Council which had fallen vacant with the removal of Dangu Buddhalila Chakma from the office was filled up today in an election. Dangu H. Amaresh Chakma, MDC was elected uncontested with no member filing nomination for a contest.
Dangu Buddhalila Chakma, the previous Chairman, was removed from office in a no-confidence motion in the CADC Winter Session held on 14th January 2019.
Dangu H. Amaresh Chakma who contested the 10th MDC General Election held in April 2018 with the MNF party ticket won from 6-Kamalanagar South MDC Constituency. It is his third consecutive term since winning for the first time in 2008.
With the new Chairman assuming office, the Deputy Chairman, Dangu Durjya Dhan Chakma tendered resignation from office. When asked the reason for resignation by Dangu Durjya Dhan Chakma, the CEM CADC said that Durjya Dhan Chakma shall be appointed as Executive Member in the new Executive Committee.