Wednesday, November 12, 2008

TMPK lifts economic blockade against Arunachal Pradesh

Photo:Dilip Taid
A Mising Folk dance '' Gumrag" somewhere nearby a serene forest
New Dawn of Tani Brotherhood

The Arunachal Times,10 November,2008

ITANAGAR, Nov 09: The peace talk held between the delegates of Galo Welfare Society (GWS), Galo Students Union (GSU) and the TMPK, the student organization of Mishing community at Silapathar, Assam today succeeded to resolve the recent crisis generated out of the dispute at Pale Village of West Siang.
The peace meeting was also attended by Bhuban Pegu, MLA Silapathar.
It was resolved in the peace talks that a fact finding team comprising members from GWS and GSU and TMPK shall visit the place of incident tomorrow ( Nov 10) and after thorough assessment shall submit a report to the district administrations of West Siang and Dhemaji districts. After joint visit of place of incident TMPK will call off the band and lift economic blockade with effect from 9 am tomorrow.
Other resolutions adopted in the peace talks read: ‘After the election of GSU from Nov 18 to 22 next, the new committee of GSU and TMPK shall make joint visit to the affected villages on both the sides of the boundary and conduct peace restoring meetings for lasting peace.
‘Both the parties also agreed to make serious attempt to resolve all the outstanding issues including the boundary dispute between the two communities through peaceful negotiations and time to time coordination meetings between both the student organizations.
‘Both the sides expressed disappointment on the incident and condemned the inactiveness on the part of district administrations of West Siang and Dhemaji to tackle the situation and appealed for prompt legal action as per law on the involved people’, according to a GWS release
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