Sunday, July 14, 2024
spot_img

Rally against appointment of ward commissioners Jaintia Hills round-up

Date:

Share post:

spot_img
spot_img

JOWAI: The Joint Action Committee against Municipal in Jaintia Hills (JACAM-JH) will hold a public meeting on February 12 at Iongpiah Jowai.

In a press statement issued here, the JACAM-JH chairman, MH Dkhar informed that the public meeting had been called to make residents of Jowai aware of the disadvantages of municipality.

“The public meeting which was called earlier was cancelled after the government put on hold civic poll in Jowai following a High Court order”, said a statement adding, “we have again decided to hold a public meeting as the government is keen to nominate Ward Commissioners.

Meanwhile, the spokeperson of the Jowai Civic Awareness Committee (JCAC), SK Lato has clarified that he has resigned from the JCAC.

AR employee denies rape charges:The Assam Riffle employee Madanga Lyngdoh of Laskein village in Jaintia Hills, who was recently accused of rape, has denied the charge saying that the woman falsely charged him of raping her.

Lyngdoh said that he had a love affair with her for quite sometime and she frequently used to call him to her residence. “On January 22, the woman had called him and he stayed with her at her residence the whole nigh,” he said

“The next morning, she asked for some money and could not give her at that moment as I forgot my purse”, Lyngdoh said. “The woman has charged me just because I could not give her money”, he added.

5 trucks with boulders, sand seized: The Jowai Police along with Forest officials of the Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council on Monday seized five trucks loaded with boulders and sand. The JHADC CEM, Lamdibok Sumer informed that they received a complaint from some individuals in this regard. and he instructed his officer to verify the complaint.

Collection of boulders and sand from Myntdu river beside mining activities all along the river bank have affected the environment around the river, which supplies water to every household of Jowai town.

Earlier, the Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner under section 144 CrPC banned all mining activities and collection of stones and sands from Myntdu river.

spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

Want to make Maharashtra a global financial powerhouse, Mumbai fintech capital: PM Modi

Mumbai, July 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the development projects worth Rs 29,000 crore launched in Mumbai...

Independent prevails over both NDA, INDIA bloc in Bihar bypoll

Patna, July 13: Independent candidate, Shankar Singh, has won the bypoll in Bihar’s Rupuali after defeating both NDA...

China issues alerts for mountain torrents

Beijing, July 13: China's meteorological and water resources authorities on Saturday evening issued a warning of impending mountain...

North Korea threatens ‘unimaginably harsh price’ following Seoul-Washington nuclear deterrence pact

Seoul, July 13:  North Korea condemned the joint nuclear deterrence guidelines signed by Seoul and Washington as a...