Arunachal: PM Modi to Inaugurate Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre

State Convention Centre

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  • Statues of Abo Tani, Jeet Ane with his son and dog Kipu at the entrance of the centre
  • Chief Minister Pema Khandu had a meeting with Governor BD Mishra

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inspected the newly constructed state-of-the-art Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre at IG Park in Itanagar on Monday. PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the centre on 15 February.

Statues of Abo Tani, Jeet Ane with his son and dog Kipu at the entrance of the centre. The centre’s construction was proposed keeping in mind the problems faced by the people of the state for meetings and VIP functions.

As per the sources, the centre will be one of the best auditoria in the state, equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, wall mounted the huge screen, visualizer to display printed material on screen, controlled lighting and as well as sound with Wi-Fi facility.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu had a meeting with Governor BD Mishra to a discussion over the visit of Prime Minister, it added.

The Centre has an auditorium hall of 1000 seating capacity, three mini-conference halls, restaurant, administrative block and also a media room including an open amphitheatre. The hall is basically for large conferences, seminars, film screenings, presentations, theatre and cultural performances of all kinds.

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Dorjee Khandu was an Indian politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. He was the sixth Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. He was reelected in 2009 general elections for the second term as the chief minister. Khandu died in a helicopter crash near Sela Pass on 30 April 2011.

Dorjee Khandu was in the Indian Army Intelligence Corps and worked there for more than seven years. He received a gold medal for the meritorious intelligence services rendered during Bangladesh War. Later, he was engaged in social activities for village people of Tawang District and looked after their welfare up till 1980. In 1980, he was elected uncontested as the First ASM and worked in same capacity till 1983.

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