Tawang church issue will be resolved: Khandu

ITANAGAR, 29 Jun: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed optimism that the Tawang church issue will be resolved amicably.

Talking to the press here on Wednesday, Khandu said even though the land is a subject of the deputy commissioner, he will make his best effort.

He said that solution can be found as it is not a major issue adding that he has met the representatives of both the Christians and local Monpa community. The Chief Minister further added that he will speak to the Monpa community leaders as their voice matters in regards to the land.

However, he also made it clear that the concern DC takes the final call in the matter of land.

“Land matters will be decided by DC as per the prevailing land laws. But whatever is possible as a local representative of Tawang, I will try to find some solution,” he added.

Further, Khandu informed that a three-man committee headed by minister Mama Natung has submitted their report on the Tawang church issue.