22nd Nov 2020 11:11:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Bishnu Rana

TEZU, Nov 22: Sending across a strong message to those indulging in illegal poppy cultivation, the Lohit administration has cautioned that names of individuals found involved in the illegal activity will be deleted from the list of beneficiaries under both Agriculture, Horticulture and other allied sectors.   
Stressing this as his top agenda of reducing illegal poppy cultivation in Lohit district, Deputy Commissioner Marge Sora  issued the executive order.
The order was issued citing social and environmental menace in the district which has long existed. 
“The government has been persistently putting all out effort to bring to an end this illegal practices and the farmers have to avail both central and state beneficiaries being percolated since beginning”, said the DC.    
“A better understanding of what is illegally taking place in Lohit and other peripheral districts matters. All should raise strong voice to eradicate the threat," he also suggested.
“It has been in the notice of the District Administration that illegal opium cultivation is still being carried out in the interiors and deep inside the forest areas despite repeated Notice and Orders served to them," the order stated.
Meanwhile, to crackdown this deep rooted social and environmental menace, the order undersigned as per section 133 CrPC and under the provision of the NDPS Act, 1985, the district administration has warned the violators to discontinue from illegal poppy cultivation and if anyone found indulging and violating the order should be initiated legal action as well as withdrawing all government beneficiaries schemes, the order further notifies.  

Kenter Joya Riba

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