Arunachal CM Says Maintenance of Law and Order in State is 'Top Priority'

Arunachal CM Says Maintenance of Law and Order in State is 'Top Priority'

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Itanagar, June 26, 2019:

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday chaired a review meeting with she Arrunachal Pradesh State police department.

He was also joined by the Arunachal Home Minister Bamangfelix and top officials from the police department. The Chief Minister stated that the rule of law and maintenance of law and order in the state is the 'top priority' of the Arunachal Pradesh.

It may be mentioned that there have been many breaches of law and order in the state of Arunachal in recent times.

On May 31, a miscreant had set fire to a vehicle and killed a dog right in front of newly-elected MP Tapir Gao's house in capital city Itanagar.

The incident seemes to be a result of a political rivalry as Gao handily won the 2019 Lok Sabha election beating his nearest rival, Lowangcha Wangat of the Congress by a margin of 69,948 votes.

Gao polled a total of 1,53,883 votes, while Wanglat polled 83,935 votes. Kiren Rijiju, the poster boy of the BJP on the Northeast, also won the election handily against his rival, Congress’ Nambam Tuki.

It may be mentioned that the 2019 election process — at the end of which the BJP emerged victorious in both the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls — was marred by violence, allegations of booth capturing and re-polls.

In a most shocking incident, sitting National People's Party (NPP) MLA Tirong Aboh was ginned down by alleged Naga militants at Khonsa at Arunachal Pradesh’s Tirap district. Apart from Aboh, his family

After the results were announced, it came to light that Aboh, who was contesting from Khonsa West, had actually won the election.

It may be mentioned that NPP’s Jarpum Gamlin has slammed these elections as the “worst in Arunachal history”.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jun 26, 2019