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Meeting held to celebrate CADC Golden Jubilee

Kamalanagar, 06 December, 2021: A meeting attended by Member of Chakma District Council, head of departments, CADC and representatives of Central Young Chakma Association, Chakma Mahila Samilti, Mizoram Chakma Student Union, Mizoram Buddhist Association, Chakma District Employee Association, Chakma District Pensioners Association, TARUM was held under the chairmanship of Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, CADC in the conference hall of CADC Rest House, Kamalanagar to discuss the celebration of CADC Golden Jubilee. CADC constituted on 29th April 1972 will complete 50 years on 29th April next year.

The meeting was held on 4th Dec., 2021 and was convened by Legislative Department, CADC.

The meeting constituted a committee for management of celebration of the occasion which has been named as CADC Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee (1972-2022). The Chairman of CADC will be the Chairman of the Committee.

Besides, three sub-committees were formed each for publication of a Souvenir, a photo album and installation of statues.

An advisory committee with Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC, Dr. B.D. Chakma, MLA, Mizoram, Dg. Nirupam Chakma, former Minister, Mizoram, Dg. Alak Bikash Chakma, former MLA, Mizoram and Dg. H. Amaresh Chakma, EM, CADC as member was also formed.

The Golden Jubilee celebration will be held through the year with the opening and closing ceremony to be organised at Kamalanagar. In between celebration programmes will also be organised at the three sub-headquarters – Borapansury, Longpuighat and Parva.

The Celebration Commitee will chalk out the events to feature the Golden Jubilee Celebration.

Installation of life size statues of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and pioneers of CADC, planting of 5 Lakhs saplings throughout CADC during the Jubilee year, erection of CADC welcome gates at three entry points, setting up of Chakma model village, etc. were some of the proposals that emerged in the meeting for inclusion to mark the ocassion.

Newly appointed Executive Members of CADC take oath of office

Kamalanagar, 10 November, 2021: Seven Members of Chakma Autonomous District Council appointed as Executive Member of the new Executive Committee headed by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, CADC were sworn-in today in a function organized in the Art & Culture Hall of CADC, Kamalanagar.

The seven MDCs sworn-in are Dg. H. Amaresh Chakma of 6-Kamalanagar South MDC Constituency, Dg. Amit Kumar Chakma of 15-Rengkashya MDC Constituency, Dg. Lakkhan Chakma of 17-Jaruldubosora MDC Constituency, Dg. Ajoy Kumar Chakma of 8-Udalthana MDC Constituency, Dg. Onish Moy Chakma of 10-Mandirasora MDC Constituency, Dg. Charan Singh Chakma of 9-Ugudasury South MDC Constituency and Dgb. Kusum Lota Chakma of 2-Borapansury-II MDC Constituency.

Newly sworn-in members of the Executive Committee

The previous Executive Committee headed by Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma was rendered dissolved upon his resignation from the office of Chief Executive Member on 03/10/2021 which necessitated the reconstitution of the Executive Committee afresh. On the same day itself Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma after being elected the new leader of the CADC MNF Legislature Party staked claimed to be appointed as CEM of CADC. He assumed office on 14/10/2021 and recommended the names of the seven MDCs for induction in the new Executive Committee.

The CEM speaking in the swearing-in ceremony hailed that MNF government in CADC to be embodiment of achievement, development, good governance and rule of law while assuring to upheld these practices under his leadership.

He further added that the MNF government in CADC had never compromised the interest of the people and that of CADC. “The past track record of the party is testimony of my claim”, he asserted.

The CEM in urging his colleague Members to dedicate their service for the welfare of the people he recalled Gandhi’s thought –“Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much, recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man/woman whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him/her. Will it lead to Swaraj for the hungry and spiritually starving millions?”.

Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma becomes the new CEM of CADC for a second time of this term of 10th CADC

Kamalanagar, 14 October, 2021: Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, MDC who was appointed as the new Chief Executive Member of Chakma Autonomous District Council with effect from 09.10.2021 was sworn-in today in a function organized in the CADC Art & Culture Hall, Kamalanagar attended by MDCs, CADC officials, village council and NGO leaders.

The Oath of Affirmation and Oath of office and secrecy was administered by Dr. Andrew H. Vanlaldika, Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai District who arrived today from Lawngtlai for the purpose.

Dangu Rasik Mohan Chakma being administered the oath of office by Dr. Andrew H. Vanlaldika, DC, Lawngtlai

For Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma this is his second time to be appointed as CEM of CADC during this term of 10th CADC in taking over from Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, MDC who resigned from the post of CEM, CADC in the first week of this month.

He has expressed thanks to his colleague MDCs in reposing their confidence in him once again to lead the administration of CADC.

He has hailed the present District Council with all the 20 Members belonging to the MNF party as unprecedented achievement and termed it as opposition-free government.

Speaking on the occasion he lamented the political affairs of CADC, of the last one month as a blot in the history of CADC which had witnessed outrageous arbitrary abuse of power disqualifying Members with absolute disregard of the rules while adding and assuring all present on the occasion that under his leadership he shall not allow ‘the guardian/potector of the rule book to become the violator’.

In the second year of this term, in January 2019, Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma took over from Dg. Shanti Jiban Chakma as CEM, CADC when the former proved his majority in a Trust Vote conducted by the Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai at the behest of the Governor. After about two years, in April, 2021, Dg. Durjyo Dhan Chakma, MDC took over from Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma following the later resigning from the post. Dg. Durjyo Dhan Chakma remained in office for about six months to replace him again by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma.

CADC Monsoon Session 2021 held peacefully

Kamalanagar, 04 October, 2021: The Chakma Autonomous District Council Monsoon Session initially scheduled on 20th August 2021 and later deferred circumstantially was held today peacefully in the backdrop of a political crisis that has been brewing for the last one and half month.

The political crisis has taken a new development with the resignation of Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma yesterday from the office of Chief Executive Member, CADC. He has been in office for about six months having assumed the office of CEM on 6th April, 2021 after Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma resigned from the post.

With the resignation of Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, CEM, CADC the Executive Committee, CADC was rendered dissolved and hence, todays Session was held without transaction of any business in the absence of an Executive Committee. The new development requires that a new Executive Committee is formed at the earliest.

The chairman addressing the Session today informed the members that Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, MDC has been elected yesterday as the new Leader of the CADC MNF Legislature Party.

Rule 22(2) of the CADC (Constitution and Conduct of Business, etc.) Rule, 2002 has it that the leader of the largest legislature party having majority of MDCs shall be appointed as the CEM, CADC.

All party and all NGO meeting on 125th Amendment Bill, 2019 of the Sixth Schedule held

Kamalanagar, 06 August, 2021: A meeting called by Chakma Autonomous District Council to discuss the 125th Amendment Bill, 2019 concerning amendment of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India was held today in the CADC conference hall chaired by Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, Hon’ble CEM, CADC.

The meeting was attended by MDCs (CADC), representative of all political parties and major Chakma NGOs.

The meeting has been called to the effect of a meeting called by Mizoram Government on the same subject which is scheduled to be held in the Chief Secretary’s Conference Hall on 10th August. The meeting is to be attended by the CEMs and Executive Secretaries of all the three ADCs of Mizoram.

The meeting discussed the various amendment proposals submitted earlier by Chakma Autonomous District Council to the Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2019. The amendment proposals which have not been included in the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2019 were noted. The report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2019 was also discussed.

It has been finally decided that Chakma Autonomous District Council shall stick to the amendment proposals submitted earlier and keep pursuing them with the central government.