Home Department says pending bills to ACVA will be cleared by 31st Oct; Chakka Bandh called off in Wokha

Kohima: ACVA Wokha says it will consider further steps if Nagaland government’s fails to keep promise

BY | Sunday, 8 October, 2023

Nagaland Commissioner Mhabemo Yanthan, IAS has on Sunday reiterated the Home Department’s assurance that the State Government was “actively considering on clearing all pending payment” on or before 31st October and appealed the All Commercial Vehicle Association (AVCA) to call off the proposed ‘Chakka Bandh’ in the districts of Wokha, Mokokchung, Zunheboto, Tuensang and Longleng.

The proposed bandh is scheduled to begin on 9th October, Monday in protest against the non-payment of commercial fares incurred during the 14th Nagaland Assembly elections that took place in February this year.

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Following the assurance from the government, ACVA Wokha district held an emergency meeting on Sunday evening and decided to call off the ‘Chakka Bandh’ in the district.

“The ACVA Wokha District had an emergency meeting on 8th Oct 6 PM and the house resolved to call off the ‘Chakka Bandh’ which was due from 9th October, since the state government has finalized on clearing all pending payment on or before 31st Oct 2023,” the press release from ACVA Wokha District stated. However, the association also added that it would consider further steps in the event of failure from the Nagaland government’s part.

At the time of filing this report only ACVA Wokha District had confirmed the withdrawal of the proposed bandh.

Read more: Commercial Vehicle Owners Associations of four districts announce indefinite ‘Chakka Bandh’

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