Shillong: Yesterday, the residents of Mawlai Nongkwar marched towards the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council demanding a clear explanation about the sudden removal of the Rangbah shnong of Mawlai Nongkwar, Mr. Rapbor Roi Thangkhiew, on the 13th of August 2019.
The Deputy Rangbah shnong of Mawlai Nongkwar, Mr. Wanseng Jyrwa said, “The removal of the Rangbah shnong of Nongkwar was a sudden move taken by the KHADC and this had greatly surprised all the residents as well as in a dilemma.The residents believe that something is being hidden by the KHADC.
Mr. Wansalan said that on the 9th of August 2019, from Nongkwar a clarification to the KHADC had already been given regarding the NOC (No Objection certificate) given to the owner of Bazar India,but on the 13th August 2019 an order was passed by the KHADC to remove the Rangbah shnong and that Mr. Moris Lyngdoh Merdon will be the acting Rangbah shnong of Nongkwar.
Mr. Wansalan said, “This doing of the KHADC is unacceptable and so today we proceeded to the KHADC ta demand for a clarification. They were able to meet the CEM of KHADC, Mr. Teinwell Dkhar but from his behalf he refused any knowledge regarding this case.”
Mr. Wansalan said, “The CEM had promised to visit Mawlai Nongkwar along with the Deputy CEM Mr. Pyniaid Sing Syiem on the coming Monday to have a discussion regarding this case and after that the Dorbar will be held.”