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Mizoram govt issues notification constituting Sinlung Hills

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

government today issued a notification constituting a 12-member of the Hills Council, an said.

The Hills Council was set up as per the accord signed by the government and the erstwhile underground Manipur-based Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) on April 2 this year.

The notification was signed by the additional secretary in the Home department, Lalbiakzama said the term of the would be for six months and would be effective from today.

Lalthalien, a from Imphal in was appointed as member (CEM) of the interim council, the said.

Working of the HPC (D) L T Hmar was appointed as of the while was appointed as deputy chairman, he said.

Four people - Lalthlamuana Hmar, Darliensung Ralsun, J C and (daughter of the outfit's ageing H Zosangbera) were appointed as Members (EM) of the interim council while five other people were appointed as members.

of district would convene the first session of the interim council within 30 days when the members would be administered oath of affirmation by the

The memorandum of settlement stipulated that the present Hills Development Council would be rechristened as and it would have higher political and financial autonomy.

After expiry of the term of the interim council, members of the council would be elected by the people within the area of the council.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 19:55 IST