Source: News Bharati English13 Jun 2016 14:51:33

Guwahati, June 13: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Saturday surveyed a plot of land in Rupnagar and a residential plot in Six Mile available for sale. Accompanied by PPA state president Kahfa Bengia, the Chief Minister visited the site in Rupnagar, which is now being proposed for a construction of state guesthouse.Two new guesthouses that would accommodate Arunachali students, patients and officials would soon come up at Guwahati. The plot of land measuring 1 Bigha had remained unclaimed for several years, without any permanent structures erected, though it was handed over to Arunachal government since many years by the Assam government.

Pul called up the Rupnagar Circle Officer and took assurance from him that the land would be made free of encroachers by June 13 and would be handed over to the state government. Pul also called up works department officials of the state and instructed them to immediately depute officials on the site to start work of fencing to prevent encroachment. He also instructed them to prepare proposals for construction of state guesthouse, and for construction work for RCC boundary wall. The CM further instructed them to prepare plan for construction of approach road.

Earlier, Pul inspected a four-storied residential plot in Six Mile, which the state government proposes to buy to provide accommodation facilities for Arunachalee visitors. He inspected the building that accommodates 12 rooms and its water and toilet facilities.

While responding to the plea of Guwahati Arunachal Students Union (GASU) Pul has assured to look into the various problems faced by the students and people from Arunachal Pradesh living in Guwahati. The GASU members has requested for the transfer or suspension of DRC and ARC, construction of Arunachal Bhawan and celebration of Arunachal Carnival Festival annually in Guwahati. Further, the union also called for setting up a Blood bank in Arunachal Bhawan, provide an ambulance for patients from Arunachal and allocating two vacant rooms in Arunachal Bhawan for medical emergency only.