Pankaj Kumar Deb
The Dima Hasao District Congress committee while welcoming the central government’s decision for formation Union territories appealed all the leaders of both Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong to move the central government for the implementation of article 244(A) to the constitution of India.
Dima Hasao DCC President Nirmal Langthasa in a press meet held at Rajiv Bhawan on Tuesday said since the BJP is having majority mandate, it is the right moment that all the MLAs and MP from Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong should move the Central Government for implementation Article 244(A) which is the long pending demand of the people of twin hill district of the state. He said people are celebrating the formation new UTs for J&K and Ladakh we could also celebrate if the Article 244(A) was implemented. Langthasa said people have given majority mandate to the BJP therefore it was very easy to implement the Article 244(A) in no time. Further he argued if the 370 could be scraped what about 371 and there is apprehension among people of both the hill sate, therefore the leaders of both Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong should come forward to clear their stand and move for the implementation of Article 244(A) immediately.
The press meet was attended by Obasting Pachuan, Depolal Hojai and others. Depolal Hojai also said for the implementation of Article 244 (A) while welcoming the scraping of 370 and creation of UTs for J&K and Ladakh.