Writing, Amar Ujala, Itanagar
Published by: Pranjul Srivastava
Updated Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 11:49am IST
A case has been registered against 25 people under the Illicit Activities Law for organizing the demonstration and they have been sent to judicial custody for 12 days.
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According to the information, the state tribal youth group All Nyashi Youth Association had accused CM Pema Khandu of swindling Rs 2 billion of government funds. A petition was also filed in the Supreme Court on this matter, but after the petition was rejected, the association called a 36-hour strike, which was declared illegal by the government.
strike even after declaring it illegal
The government did everything possible to stop the strike. It was made illegal at first, while in many areas, including Itanagar, the internet was also shut down. Despite this, the strike was carried out. After which more than 100 people were arrested. Police say weapons such as slingshots and daggers have been found from those arrested. Police say a conspiracy was being hatched to spread disorder and communal violence in the state through strikes and protest rallies.