CRDO’s representation to the Hon’ble Chief Minister, AP

Deban March 25, 2021: On the 2nd day of his 4-day-tour of the Changlang District, Shri Pema Khandu – the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, reached Miao/Deban areas where he interacted with the local communities. The tour also included a 157km 2-day trek from Miao to Vijaynagar. (Read CRDO’s report on the Chakma ration porters on this route)

The Hon’ble CM tweeted of his visit to the Deban area.

A delegation from the CRDO met the Hon’ble Chief Minister in Deban. They apprised him of the challenges being faced by the Chakma people, an issue which has been unnecessarily allowed to linger on for too long.

Shri Anton Chakma, GS, CRDO submitting the memorandum to Shri Pema Khandu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh
The CRDO team with Shri Pema Khandu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

The team submitted a memorandum to the Hon’ble Chief Minister on behalf of Joint Chakma Community Based Organisations of Arunachal Pradesh. The memorandum signed by all the leading NGOs , GBs, social workers of the community among others, urged the Hon’ble Chief Minister for the early restoration of the rights of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh, including ST, PRC, Ration Cards, coverage under Govt. schemes, voter enrollment and revocation of several Govt. Circulars / Orders which took away the rights of the Chakmas.

Read the memorandum here: