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Khandu convenes all-party meet on Chakma-Hajong issue

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, June 8 - Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has convened an all-party meeting to discuss the issue relating to granting of citizenship to the Chakmas and Hajongs. The meeting is scheduled to be held on June 19 next at 10 am in the Chief Minister�s conference hall here.

The all-party meeting is expected to be attended by representatives of all political parties for discussing at length all the relevant issues pertaining to grant of citizenship rights to the Chakma and Hajong refugees so as to arrive at a consensus, said a press note from CMO here.

It requires a mention here that distressed at the Centre�s proposed move to grant citizenship rights to the Chakma-Hajong refugees residing in Arunachal Pradesh, the State�s apex students� organization, AAPSU, had recently submitted a memorandum to the CMO, urging the State government to convene an all-party meeting on the vexed refugee issue, that too involving all the MLAs and Members of Parliament from the State, within 10th of this month. It had also threatened to launch a rigorous democratic movement provided the State government failed to comply with its one-point demand.

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