“Stop enrolment of non-APST in PR system” Org

VIJOYNAGAR, Nov 27: Claiming that non-APST persons have been allowed to cast votes in the Panchayati Raj elections in Vijoynagar circle of Changlang district, the All Arunachal Pradesh Anti-Corruption Students’ Union (AAPACSU) has appealed to the state Chief Secretary to direct the Deputy Commissioner of Changlang to stop enrolment of non-APST in the upcoming PR elections at 50th Miao ST Constituency.
In a letter to the Chief Secretary on Monday, the Union stated that allowing non-APST persons to cast votes in PR elections is against the Arunachal Panchayati Raj Act of 1997.
‘According to the 73rd Amendment Act, 1992, Panchayati Raj system in India, only the local people of said state/area can represent and cast vote in PR elections’, it added.