Arunachal: Research committee on Unsung Freedom Fighters hold consultative meeting with Tribal Bodies

A consultative meeting of state committee for research to document the Unsung Heroes of Arunachal Pradesh who were either got martyred or jailed in the fight against Britishers during the freedom movement was held at Siang Guest House on Friday with the various clan organizations of the Adi members from Adi Freedom Fighter Recommendation Committee (AFFRC), ABK representatives, authors and other officials.

The state research sub-committee is headed by Prof. Ashan Riddi as Chairman and Dr Tajen Dabi and Dr David Gao as members. The documentation of unsung heroes of Arunachal Pradesh who participated in the country’s freedom movement when the rest of the country were fighting against the British rule in their respective regions and princely states are being done while marking the 75th Year of India’s Independence, Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsava.

After duly documenting and proper research of the lists of freedom fighters from Arunachal Pradesh, the unsung heroes will be recommended to the Government of India for their due recognition.

In the consultative meeting, the representatives from various clans like Megu, Tayeng, Tamuk, Moyong, Darin, Jamoh, Darang etc including historians like Dr. Ngangin Lego and others also presented their respective documentary evidences in respect to freedom fighters from their respective clans to the three member research committee.