Satyagrahis Dawa Lepcha and Tenzing Gyatso Lepcha have finally called off their indefinite hunger strike. It’s the 63rd day since the duo began. It was a very emotional day for the duo and also the people witnessing the calling off of the indefinite hunger strike at
The Chief Minister, Mr Pawan Chamling had earlier appealed to ACT yet again, this time from
In a letter to the Chief Secretary, ACT in answer to the appeal from the Chief Minister from
However, they have stated that the indefinite relay hunger strike/ Satyagraha at BL House shall continue.
The said resolution accepted the direct appeal of the Chief Minister, Mr Pawan Chamling to withdraw the 63 day old indefinite hunger strike and requested Dawa and Tenzing to accept the same.
The said meeting also unanimously resolved to express dissatisfaction with the State Government’s decision to continue with the process of land acquisition in Dzongu despite ACT’s request to suspend all project related activities until a final resolution is arrived at. ACT has also expressed dissatisfaction over the refusal of the State Government to provide proper documents as requested.
Much politics has been played by various organizations and individuals over the issue. It has taken a step like this by 2 brave young men to highlight issues of future environmental degradation and social importance to
Optimism does seems the end note for all of us and we all hope the near future is better owing to such sacrifices………………………………