Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on his arrival at Borduria circle as part of Arunachal Rising campaign paid homage to Ashok Chakra late Havildar Hangpan Dada at his memorial and also met late Dada’s wife Chasen Lowang.
He then had discussion with the army officers for development of the memorial. Khandu asked Tirap deputy commissioner to submit a detailed project report for work on the memorial and assured Rs 2 crore as initial fund in this financial year.
Attending a public meeting, Khandu congratulated the people of Borduria circle for the new circle office. He said if people demand then the state government is willing to upgrade the Borduria circle to sub-division headquarters.
Responding to public memorandum, the chief minister assured for establishment of a circle office at Longo, construction of Tirap Chief Council office and construction of 21 km Joypur-Hukanjari road.
Khandu said Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL) region had been deprived under central scheme and asserted that the present government was ensuring a change in the trend and was committed to develop the region.
Khandu promised to start one SAinik School for eastern Arunachal in the next session and assured to establish it in the TCL region.
As part of Arunachal Rising campaign, Khandu gave away cash prizes and certificates to best ASHA workers, Anganwadi workers and progressive farmers from Borduria circle. He also distributed blankets to village heads of the circle.
The chief minister later launched the campaign at Katang as well. Earlier he laid the foundation stone for multi-storied parking lot for Khonsa town to be constructed under the Chief Minister’s District Innovation and Challenge Fund.