Pillai assures Arunachal students on stapled visa
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 15:16
  
Itanagar: The issue of stapled visa given by China to the people of Arunachal Pradesh could be solved in the next two months, Union Home Secretary G K Pillai is said to have assured a delegation of All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) at New Delhi.

Pillai said yesterday that steps are being taken to solve the row, AAPSU president Takam Tatung said here.

"Within the next two months, the problem is expected to have some positive bearing," Tatung said quoting Pillai.

Expressing concern on NSCN's fratricidal clashes in Tirap and Changlang districts in Arunachal Pradesh, the Home Secretary said Centre was taking steps to revamp the security of the disturbed districts, he said.

On the contentious Chakma-Hajong refugee issue, Tatung said Centre has set up a committee to find a permanent solution to the decades-old crisis.

The AAPSU delegation led by Tatung, also met Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley and shared their grievances with him.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 15:16


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