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New Delhi: Almost 70 years after Major Ralengnao Bob Khathing established Indian administrative control over the border town of Tawang, reaching the area near the McMahon Line and displaying the tricolor there, the government of Arunachal Pradesh has honored Sunday the courageous major of a memorial. Prior to February 1951, Tawang, although it had been part of India since 1914 through the Simla Convention, was administered from Lhasa. Read also – Anti-China protests in Arunachal Pradesh, the effigy of Xi Jinping burned

Major Ralengnao Bob Khathing, was honored for the first time in the presence of the Chief of the Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat, two chief ministers, a central minister and a governor. Officials said it was a historic celebration of “Valentine’s Day” in Tawang – when respect and love spread over the late Major Khathing – as work to establish the memorial officially started yesterday. Read also – Arunachal Pradesh: BJP wins the polls of the civic body of Pasighat, JD (U) obtains 9 seats in the municipal company of Itanagar

As deputy political officer of the former North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) and present-day Arunachal Pradesh, Khathing had led a daring operation to place Tawang under the Indian Union in the early 1950s under the direct supervision of the then governor of Assam, Jairamdas Daulatram. Also Read – Nitish Kumar’s JD (U) receives big shake in Arunachal Pradesh as six out of seven MPs join BJP

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Brigadier (retired) BD Mishra and General Rawat attended the foundation stone laying ceremony for Major Ralengnao Bob Khathing’s memorial at the Kalawangpo Auditorium in Tawang.

    Major Ralengnao Bob Khathing“It is a magnificent function where Khathing has been honored. The contribution of the hero of Tawang cannot be forgotten. Recognition has been given to Khathing, which has so far been overlooked, ”said Rijiju.

Members of Khathing’s family were also present at the ceremony.Khathing, who was a Naga from Manipur, was ordered from Daulatram to march towards Tawang with 200 soldiers of the Assam Rifles and 600 porters on January 17, 1951 from Chariduwar near from Tezpur in Assam.

Prior to World War II, Tawang was under the administrative control of the then independent Tibetan government.

Despite several attempts, the British were unable to annex it. According to historical accounts from NEFA, when Khathing and his men arrived in Tawang, he called a meeting on high ground near Tawang Monastery to meet with local tax officials, village elders and Tawang figures.

Khathing used his diplomatic skills to convince the locals. He soon realized that the local Monpa community was struggling under the harsh taxes imposed by the Tibetan administration.

He spoke to the local people of India it is democracy and assured them that India will never impose undue tax on them.

Soon, along with the men of the Assam Rifles, Khathing took control of Tawang, the tricolor was hoisted to Tawang and Bumla and the region became part of India.



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