Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has resolved to immortalise the contributions of eminent personalities who served the people in various capacities as Chief Ministers and Ministers in their public life.
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Tuesday said in a statement that this would be in recognition of the services rendered by the departed leaders who represented their respective communities and region in the government and contributed in the development of the state and welfare of the people.
"We feel the need to remember the services of our past leaders and immortalise them in our daily lives," he said.
As per the decision the upcoming Government Law College at Jotte near Itanagar will be named after Jarbom Gamlin, former chief minister, while the ITI at Kanubari in Longding district will be named after former minister Newlai Tingkhatra.
Former chief minister Dorjee Khandu will have his name immortalised with the Rajbhavan Indoor Badminton Stadium at Itanagar where he used to play regularly, while another former chief minister Tomo Riba will have his name enshrined forever with the present General Hospital at Naharlagun.
The Outdoor Stadium at Jairampur in Changlang district will be named after former Minister Setong Sena and the Outdoor Stadium at Tezu in Lohit district will be named after former minister Sobeng Tayeng.
The stretch of road from '0' Point Tinali to Helipad in Itanagar will be named after former Minister TC Teli while the NH52-A, D Sector to Polo Colony road will be named after former minister Techi Takar.
"These important public assets named after our past leaders will be sources of inspiration for all coming generations and remind us of their invaluable contributions to the state and the nation," Tuki added.