By Francis Khongwar
Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan 12 : The people of Hima Sohiong in East Khasi Hills here today, January 12 , 2022 threatened to agitate against the Khasi Hills Autonomous District if it does not remove Bashemphang Thabah from the post of Lyngdohship within ten days.
The leaders of Joint Action Committee Ki Khun Ki Hajar Ka Hima Sohiong met the Chief Executive Committee of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council, T. Chyne and reiterated their demand that they had placed before the Council on the Sep 17, 2019 that Thabah should be removed from the coveted post of Lyngdohship due to misuse of funds and other administrative mismanagement.
Speaking to the media, the Chairman of the Joint Action Committee Ki Khun Ki Hajar of Hima Sohiong, Purningstar Shabong said the people of Hima Sohiong have strongly criticized Thabah for handing over the Nongwah-Mawtamur area of Hima Sohiong to Hima Jirang without consulting the Dorbar (Village Council).
He also said that this area was later encroached by Assam. Shabong also regretted the statement of Executive Member of KHADC, who informed them that he, would not be in a position to remove Bashemphang Thabah from the post of Lyngdohship as he was given the appointment by the Council.
Shabong added , if the laws passed even by the Parliament could be repealed, it would not be difficult to revoke the appointment of Bashemphang Thabah by the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council.
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