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SHILLONG: The Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong, Eastern Ri Bhoi comprising of eighty villages, has expressed concern over the   outright rejection of  talks by the Synjuk Ki Nongshynshar Shnong ka Bri u Hynniewtrep (SNSBH) with Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.
The executive committee of the  Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong, Eastern Ri Bhoi in its meeting has adopted a resolution to suggest to the SNSBH to hold talks with the Chief Minister on the various charter of demands including the passage of the Village Administration Bill.
In addition, the executive committee  also adopted a resolution that it will not participate in the scheduled rally and “storm the Secretariat programme on November 5 until SNSBH takes a correct resolution”
The president of the Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong, Eastern Ri Bhoi, Field Marshal Mawphniang  also demanded that the Chief Minister and the cabinet ministers should formulate a strategy so that the Ministry of Home Affairs gives its assent to the VAB.
Meanwhile, the executive committee of the SNSBH has informed that the November 5 march to the Main Secretariat will begin from Laban Sports Club (behind Red Cross) at 10:30 am.
On the other hand, the East Khasi Hills district administration is yet to take a call on the application submitted by the SNSBH seeking permission to hold a rally on November 5.
Informing this, East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar on Tuesday said that the SNSBH sought permission to hold the rally from Laban Sports Ground to Secretariat.
“A decision will be taken on Wednesday,” Dkhar said.

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