Dg. Supreme Raj Chakma Sworn in as Executive Member of the 11th CADC

Kamalanagar, 21 May 2024: Dg. Supreme Raj Chakma, MDC, has been officially sworn in as an Executive Member of the 11th Chakma Autonomous District Council in a ceremony held today at the Arts & Culture Hall, Kamalanagar. His appointment, recommended by the Chief Executive Member of CADC, was approved by the Governor of Mizoram on May 7, 2024.

Pi B. Malsawmtluangi, MCS, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Lawngtlai, administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy in the presence of CADC councilors, officials and other dignitaries.

Dg. Supreme Raj Chakma was elected as an MDC from the 3-Chhotapansury Constituency on Indian National Congress (INC) party ticket in the CADC General Election, 2023, and later joined the MNF party. This marked his successful debut in electoral politics. He holds a law degree from University of Delhi, and had been a practicing lawyer before joining politics.

The Chief Executive Member & MLA, Mizoram, Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, addressing the gathering, warmly congratulated the newly sworn-in Executive Member and expressed confidence in his capabilities. He emphasized the significance of this momentous day, noting that his swearing-in completes the 11th Executive Committee of CADC which also coincides with current Executive Committee’s successful completion of one year in office.

Reflecting on the various challenges faced, he commended the present Executive Committee for its commitment to good governance. He firmly asserted that the Executive Committee bears no blame for any shortcomings and highlighted its marked improvement over previous administrations. He expressed his commitment to uphold this standard and sought the support of all stakeholders to continue serving the people with dedication.

He also expressed concern over certain elements within the Chakma society propagating negativity driven by hatred, and emphasized the need to discard such detrimental mindsets for the brighter future of the community.