The Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein on Saturday presented the Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Award 2019

June 1, 2019 (Saturday)
ITANAGAR: The Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein on Saturday presented the Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Award 2019, instituted by Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) to Tagang Taki of Siang district for his enormous contribution in the field of literature during NEFA days on 79th Birth Anniversary celebration of Luminous Lummer Dai here at J.N. Museum, Itanagar.
While recalling the contribution of Lummer Dai in the field of literature, Mein said that he is the pride of Arunachal Pradesh and a leading light in the world of Assamese literature ‘Sahitya Surjya’.
Mein exhorted the youths to draw inspiration from Dai and carry forward his legacy.
Mein said that our state has large number of tribes having distinct, variant cultures and heritages, for a writer there is so much of subjects in offer to write.
He also advocated for preservation of oral literature in digital format and in written form.
While lauding the effort of APLS, Mein called upon them to encourage more literary activities in the state and assured them to support in their endeavour.
Earlier, DCM Mein paid floral tribute to image of literary icon Lummer Dai.
President APLS Y.D.Thongchi, General Secretary APLS Batem Pertin, Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Awardee, Tagang Taki, Senior Journalist, Pradeep Kumar Behera also spoke on the occasion.
Also present was Former Commissioner Hage Kojeen, Members of APLS, budding writers and students from various schools.

Shri Pema Khandu sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

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Shri Pema Khandu sworn-in as the Chief Minister

Shri Pema Khandu has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in a magnificent function at the Dorjee Khandu Convention Centre, Itanagar on 29th May 2019.

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to him.

The Governor, in exercise of the powers, conferred on him by article 164 (1) of the Constitution of India, appointed Shri Pema Khandu to be Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

Shri Chowna Mein, Member of Legislative Assembly was also sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of the State on the occasion.

In exercise of the powers conferred on him by article 164 (1) of the Constitution of India and on the advice of the Chief Minister, the Governor appointed Shri Chowna Mein as the Deputy Chief Minister and administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to him.

The Governor also administered the oath of office and secrecy to Shri Wanki Lowang, Shri Honchun Ngandam, Shri Kamlung Mossang, Shri Alo Libang, Shri Bamang Felix, Er. Tumke Bagra, Shri Mama Natung, Er. Tage Taki, Er. Taba Tedir and Shri Nakap Nalo.

First Lady of the State, Smt Neelam Misra, Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Tripura Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister of Manipur Shri N Biren Singh, Chief Minister of Nagaland Shri Neiphiu Rio, Chief Minister of Meghalaya Shri Conrad Sangma, NEDA Chairman and Senior Minister of Assam Shri Hemanta Biswa Sarma and both Members of Parliament (Lok Sabha) from the Arunachal Pradesh Shri Kiren Rijiju and Shri Tapir Gao were present on the occasion amongst others.