Northeast India’s Only English And Hindi Satellite News Channel
                       

Meghalaya govt offers alternative space to Shillong Harijan Colony families

In a welcome development, the first-ever meeting between the State government and the Harijan Panchayat Committee (HPC) on the relocation of the Harijan colony was held on Wednesday. In the

In a welcome development, the first-ever meeting between the State government and the Harijan Panchayat Committee (HPC) on the relocation of the Harijan colony was held on Wednesday.

In the meeting, the State government proposed to provide alternative accommodation to 342 families within the European Ward of the city.

 HPC Chairman Gurjeet Singh said that he will discuss the proposal with the residents of the colony and discuss the same with the government on April 25 when the next meeting will be held.

The HPC had earlier rejected all efforts of relocation. It had argued that the land was promised to the current families by former CM Williamson Sangma.

The residents of the Harijan Colony had moved to the courts opposing the relocation. bid.

First Published: 14th April, 2022 13:59 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
CM Conrad Sangma visits site of collapsed Meghalaya Assembly Dome

This is the first time that Chief Minister Conrad Sangma visited the site after the collapse of the dome.

24th May 2022
Banner
Meghalaya: State congress demand inquiry into assembly building collapse

The dome which was recently installed at the new Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang, New Shillong Township collapsed on Sunday.

23rd May 2022
Banner
Central & State BJP gears up for 2023 Meghalaya polls

State BJP Chief Ernest Mawrie said he has been directed to strengthen the party from the district, state Mandal, up to the polling booth level.

23rd May 2022
Banner
Meghalaya Assembly building collapse; BJP demands probe

The dome of the under-construction Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang in New Shillong township collapsed late on Saturday night raising question on the quality and design for the construction. While no casualty or injuries has been reported in the incident that took place shortly after midnight, the Meghalaya BJP has reacted sharply to the development demanding […]

22nd May 2022
Banner
Meghalaya: 400 women join Trinamool Congress

In what can be termed as a shot in the arm for the TMC, the party’s Meghalaya wing formed the Resubelpara Block Mahila Trinamool Committee on Saturday, after more than 400 women joined the Meghalaya Trinamool Congress. The joining ceremony was held in the the presence of MDC Rinaldo K Sangma, Pildash Marak, Bristine Marak […]

22nd May 2022