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HYC wants KHADC not to grant NOC to BSF

In a joint memorandum submitted to the KHADC chief PN Syiem, The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) of South West Khasi Hills District demand that the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) should not to grant No objection certificate (NOC) to the BSF’s for setting up a battalion headquarter at Mawkyrwat.


Arbok Kharjahrin President of HYC SWKH circle and Wanlam Nongsiej President of HYC Mawkyrwat circle said that the Union want the KHADC not to grant NOC to the Border Security Force (BSF) in order to prevent land owners from selling their lands. The HYC leaders also alleged that if the BSF is allowed to acquire land, it would surely convert these lands into prohibited area or restricted area which will affect the local people and these lands will also be turned to cantonment area and they will no longer fall under the sixth schedule.