SHILLONG, August 12: The Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Prestone Tynsong said that Ka Sur Ka Bri U Hynñiewtrep can do what they please to commemorate the first death anniversary of Late Cherish Starfield Thangkhiew, but they should not disrupt law and order.
Ka Sur Ka Bri U Hynñiewtrep announced that they will be conducting programmes on the 12th and 13th of the month to commemorate the first death anniversary of former HNLC leader,Late Cherish Starfield Thangkhiew, and also urged the residents to hoist up black flags as a sign of protest against the inability of the Government in making the enquiry report on his killing public yet.
On being queried, Tynsong said that he had made it clear to the members of Ka Sur Ka Bri U Hynñiewtrep that they can do what they please, but they should not disrupt law and order. In connection with their demand to not have any police personnel on days when they had scheduled programmes to commemorate the first death anniversary of Thangkhiew, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the Government respects their wishes but at the same time he urged them to ensure that no law and order situation erupts and that they should not take the law into their own hands.
On the other hand, Tynsong said that the Government has also ensured that the enquiry report on the death of Cherish Starfield Thangkhiew will be tabled on the first day of the Autumn Session, and at present does not feel the urgency to call a special session on this matter.