Governor continues his state tour

TAWANG, Mar 15: Governor BD Mishra is currently on a state tour to gather first-hand information about the various problems being faced by the people living in remote and far-flung areas.
Mishra, who concluded his three-day tour of eastern part of the state on Wednesday, arrived in Tawang on Thursday on another tour of similar duration, along with his wife.
The governor started his district tour by paying obeisance at the 400-year-old Galden Namgyal Lhatse, popularly known as Tawang Monastery.
He visited the main prayer hall, the monastery museum and the monk quarters and interacted with the senior monks. He was very impressed by the grandeur of the second largest and oldest monastery of Asia, which is also one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the North East region.
Addressing a public meeting, the governor appealed to all sections of the people to participate in the development process.
“Every member of the society must play their role, particularly the women,” the governor said, stating that for a state to progress, women must be empowered.
He also emphasised on education for every child.
The governor, who often advocates for recruitment of youth of the state in the Indian Army, appealed to the parents and guardians to motivate and encourage their wards to join the armed forces.
The governor also appealed to the local communities to review the land compensation cases.
“Land compensation has become a bottleneck in building roads and other essential infrastructure,” the Governor said while advising the government officials and public leaders to promote the national cause and interest.
Further, he assured to take up the clearance of Lumla-Tashigang Road with the Ministry of External affairs, Government of India.
He was accorded a traditional reception with presentation of the famous lion dance and mythological pantomime, the Aji Lhamu Dance. (DIPRO)