The consultation meeting was headed by U Thangmana as Chairman and as a member of the town elder group and Daw Nan Cheery attended as master of ceremonies. Around 300 local people attended the meeting, said a participant.
The welcome speech was delivered by U Thangmana where local people were warmly welcomed by CNF members participating in the meeting. U Thangmana said that Kanpetlet Township was the most undeveloped in the state. Internet and newspapers are not accessible in the area and road communication was bad, leading to people’s suffering and lack of awareness in Kanpetlet areas.
He added that the CNF was requested to support the area on developmental issues.
Pu Thang Yen, CNF’s supreme council member and in-charge of Matupi CNF’s liaison office will lead its public consultation meetings in Kanpetlet, Mindat, Matupi, Paletwa Town, Rizua and Sami sub-township of southern Chin state.
Dr. Salai Lian, Hmun Sakhong, Pu Thang Ling Kee, Pu Paulsitha, Secretary General- II of CNF and other CNF’s members attended the Kanpetlet consultation meeting.
The CNF team will proceed from Kanpetlet to Mindat and Matupi, where a liaison office of CNF is located. The public consultation meetings will be conducted in each of these towns.