CM addressing major demands: AITF

ITANAGAR, Mar 5: Chief Minister Pema Khandu agreed to redress all the major demands of the Arunachal Indigenous Tribes Forum (AITF) and action on some of the issues has already been initiated.
This was informed by the AITF, a delegation of which had met the CM on 4 March, on invitation, regarding its memorandum submitted on 3 March, demanding follow-up action on the PRC issue.
Responding to the memorandum, CM assured the delegation regarding constituting an independent judicial inquiry committee, headed by a retired HC judge, within 15 days to unearth the truth behind the unfortunate incidents (that occurred) during the PRC episode, the AITF said in a release.
The CM had also informed the AITF that an official gazette notification on permanent closure of the PRC issue would be published, “which was issued on 4 March,” the forum said.
It said the CM also assured the AITF that the state government would initiate tangible action on the TAH compensation scam, as per the report of the fact-finding committee, very soon.
The 30-member delegation of the AITF, led by its president Bengia Tolum, took part in the meeting in presence of Education Minister Honchun Ngandam and RWD Minister Bamang Felix.
The meeting was also attended by the office bearers of the Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS), and all the representatives of the apex community-based organizations under the AITF’s umbrella, along with the APWWS members, put forward their views on the PRC imbroglio.