Union MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said looking at larger political perspective for overall development of the people should be the ideology of all political parties.
“The day Arunachal Pradesh attains political maturity by imbibing true values of democratic processes, the state can make a lot of developments both politically and economically,” the minister said after releasing the book ‘Party Politics in Arunachal Pradesh’ authored by Prof Nani Bath at Rajiv Gandhi University, here, an official communiqué informed here today.
While complimenting Proffesor Bath for writing the book, Rijiju appealed to the people to read it to know history of politics in the state and offer constructive criticism through various media and social platforms for a healthy appraisal of the views expressed by the author.
Elaborating on his views of political development over the years in the state, the minister said that political ideology needs to be infused among the people.
Commenting on the right of political representatives to change their loyalties and choosing leaders in parties, Rijiju said, “Let actual right be vested with the people although MLAs have right to decide their leadership in their parties.
Kiren Rijiju also lamented about the growing unemployment in the state where natural resources abound and only eight lakh indigenous populations live.
Earlier, Prof Bath explained the backdrop behind the writing of the book in which many young research scholars travelled all over the state for research on the subject.