The Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao District Barun Bhuiyan administered the Oath of Office ceremonially to the newly elected members of the 11th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council election -2013, in presence of MP Biren Sing Engti, Power Minister, Sri Pradyut Bordoloi, HAD Minister Sri Khorsing Engti, MLA G C Langthasa and MLA Klendon Engti in the District Library Auditorium on Monday.
Al together 28 members elected from 28 constituencies in recently concluded election the 11th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council election -2013 took the oath of office in English except Debolal Gorlosa who read out few line in Dimasa.
Former Chief Executive Member Sri Debojeet Thaosen while expressing confidence to form the government with the majority said ‘a good opposition means a good administration’.
Talking to the media Sri Power Minister, Sri Pradyut Bordoloi said the congress was having required numbers of MACs to form the government but supports from others also required to run the government as well as for the development. He also said the district of Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong were suffering a lot due to some unwanted happenings but now all have taken part in the democracy and hoped that this time people of Dima Hasao would be able to see the light of development. He further said the former rebel leaders have also joined in the process of democracy; therefore, their support also would be required for the development of the district as well as the people. He further said the Assam Government is having keen interest to extend support to the Dima Hasao Autonomous council so that the people of Dima Hasao could get the taste of every development. He disclosed that today a meeting among the congress parliamentary members and like minded members would hold in the evening to choose their Chairman, since the election for the chairman would hold on June 5th next.
It is to be mentioned here that the election to the 11th N C Hills Autonomous Council was held on May 20th and results of the election were declared on May 24th and 25th. The congress emerged as the largest party with 10 members, 18 seats were bagged by independent supported by DHD, DHD (J), IPP and others. But with the joining of the several independent Members the congress is forming the government in 11th N C Hills Autonomous Council .