High Court of Gauhati orders Air Lifting of Food and essential commodities to remote areas of Dibang valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Almost 12000 people living in the Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh were facing a severe insecurity of food and essential commodities being forced to pay a heavy price for scarcity or starving. The Gauhati High Court bench of Itanagar on a petition filed by HRLN Arunachgal unit ordered air lifting of all essential commodities. Twenty one sorties were made by the Air force Helicopters to supply the scarce commodities till road links were restored by the Border Roads Organisation.