2nd Aug 2017 07:08:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

AALO, Aug 2:The 4th edition of Bogum Boka, a Galo Customary Law Book was released by the Deputy Commissioner West Siang, Gamli Padu amid cheer and applause in a formal function held at Gumin Kiin on Tuesday

Gracing the occasion as Chief Guest, Padu said that our age old customary laws still continues to cast its spell in the effective justice delivery process and the 4th edition of book on Bogum Boka should come handy for the institution of Gaon Buras.

‘The GBs are empowered to take up various natures of cases in the village and Bango as representative of the Administration and they should discharge their duties effectively through fair and balance judgement so that people continue to keep faith in their role. Changes are inevitable and customary laws need to be modified and incorporate good things as per needs of the time, the DC said.

 Highlighting the objective behind release of the book Liya Ete, Secretary Bogum Boka and Medam Ete, Secretary All West Siang District GB Association disclosed that the 4th edition of book on Bogum Boka is a result of long drawn effort and assimilation of all ideas and inputs given by knowledgeable GBs from time to time. They disclosed that this institution still continues to the biggest and easiest means of justice delivery especially for the poor people than to wage uncertain and expensive legal battles. 

Prominent public leaders like Doi Ado Ex-Minister, Kento Ete Ex-Minister, West Siang Unit APWWS President Marbom Bagra, retired government officers, CHGBs, HGBs, GBs and PRIs took part in the daylong deliberation and gave suggestions to keep alive the age old customary laws that govern our tribal society. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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