Maintaining that the Northeastern states should be viewed from the perspective of being frontier states, Sangma observed that creating a sense of uneasy atmosphere in the region could further aggravate the sense of frustration and alienation vexing the region.
The 58-year-old activist, president of the Civil Society Women’s Organisation, has been admitted to the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences in Shillong with head injuries.
Kurkalang named two, one of the Christian Brothers and another of the Salesians of Don Bosco order — religious communities that run educational institutions — of molesting her in Shillong in the 1980s, when she was a five-year-old.
Lapang, who is camping at Delhi, refused to received calls from Rahul Gandhi's office, a senior Congress leader said. "He is not receiving any phone calls and his mobile phone remained switched off," said the Congress leader.