Threatening to launch a protest against the third quarter non-distribution of grants-in-aid (GIA) in Mizoram, a group of 88 village councils in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), and the Village Council Association (VCA) by 79 members In a letter signed addressed to Chief Minister Zoramthanga, the former had urged him to take cognizance of the matter and initiate an inquiry to ascertain the actual status of the undisbursed GIA funds, the reason for the delay in its disbursement, as well as those responsible for the irregularities. Asked to take strict action against the people.
A press release issued by the association on Friday said that the Zilla Parishads and Minority Affairs under the State Government released Rs 17.54 lakh as third quarter of GIA (Non-Salary) to the Village Councils within the CADC on 20 November 2020 Were. "Despite receiving the amount from the state government, the Chakma Autonomous District Council has so far failed to disburse it," the release said.
The association had also appealed to the Chief Minister to take necessary action for the speedy distribution of the amount. The association threatened to launch an indefinite agitation against the Chakma Parishad executive committee unless it received a positive response by the following week.