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Mizoram PwD Commissioner removed

By The Assam Tribune

AIZAWL, Jan 22 - Under pressure from agitation by student bodies and associations of differently-abled people, the Mizoram Government today revoked the order for extension of service of Commissioner for People

with Disabilities (PwD) B Sairengpuii.

Social Welfare Minister PC Lalthanliana said the government has revoked the order for extension of service of B Sairengpuii as PwD Commissioner.

Lalthanliana showed the government order in this regard to the leaders of Mizo Students Union (MSU), spearheading the agitation demanding removal of Sairengpuii, younger sister of Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla�s wife Lal Riliani.

Thousands of students assembled near Vanapa Hall here, dispersed after hearing the news.

At least eight people including six policemen were injured when the police tried to disperse agitating students in front of the office of the PwD Commissioner yesterday. � PTI

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