ITANAGAR, JULY 31 ; Several students and youth organization on Saturday has condemn the act of Assam officers, officials of north Lakhimpur district administration, officials for forest department and police personnel for carrying out eviction drive and destruction of private property at Lora village of Kimin circle in Arunachal territory on Friday afternoon.
The team of Papum Pare district unit of All Arunachal Pradesh Border students union (AAPBSU) led by its Papum Pare district unit President Tarh Tagung said that it is very unfortunate that the north Lakhimpur district administration led by officials and officers and Assam police and forest officials has carried eviction drive in Lora village of Kimin circle. He said.
It is highly condemnable on the part of the eviction drive being carried by Assam officials and police personnel and said that the said tea garden is very much in the territory of Arunachal Pradesh and being cultivated by the said individual since his forefather. He said. they should respect the locals in spite of carrying out eviction drives to the innocent locals is highly condemnable. The union said.
‘All the states of the Northeastern region treat Assam as an elder brother and we respect them but they should also reciprocate us as their younger brother’ the union added.
The team of All Kimin students Union (AKSU) also visited the Lora village and interacted with the local villagers and also the village elders on the eviction drive. In a message to this daily has condemned the act of Assam police, forest officers and police personnel for carrying out destruction in Lora village of Kimin circle without following the proper norms and procedures. The place where eviction and destruction of property was done is in Arunachal Pradesh and the locals have been settled there for decades. The students union said.
Later the AKSU team led by its president Tana Rakesh has met the Kimin ADC, SDPO and OC and has requested them to deploy a police force on all Kimin-Assam boundaries as soon as possible to avoid further commotion.
Other youths and local organisations have also visited the area today and have unequivocally condemned the act of destruction of private property at Lora village in Kimin circle on July 30.