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EC team has agreed to remove Mizoram CEO: NGO coordination committee chief

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

An team, held discussions with government officials and members of a apex body for civil societies in here Friday and agreed to remove (CEO) S B Shashank, a leader said.

The four-member team, headed by Sudeep Jain, did not speak to the press.

and the were not allowed inside the hall where the meeting was held.

The team held discussions with two additional CEOs, Lalrinliana Fanai, leaders of the - apex body of the civil societies. It was a closed door meeting and the team left the venue without making any comments.

Committee said the team agreed to the body's demand to remove as of immediately.

The team also agreed to stick to the commitment made by the poll panel in April 2014 that Bru voters who are staying in would exercise their franchise in and not in the relief camps of that state, he said.

Thousands of Bru community members had fled Mizoram in October 1997 after ethnic clashes and have been living in camps in since then.

The EC team, however, refused to make any commitment on revoking the transfer order of former principal and restore him in his position in Mizoram, he said.

Shashank, who was being seen by the as a Bru sympathiser, had allegedly complained to the EC that Chuaungo was interfering with the poll process in Mizoram where election to its 40-member Assembly is slated for November 28.

The EC team also met members of the Mizoram (MKHC), which is a conglomerate of leaders of major churches in the state, and those of the officers association which included several serving and retired bureaucrats.

They would visit district, on the Mizoram-border, Saturday and hold discussions with the Naveen Agrawal, before returning to

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 22:00 IST