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PM, Sonia may go to Itanagar

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Union minister for development of Northeast B.K. Handique on Wednesday said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may arrive in Itanagar to pay their last respects to Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu.

Mr Handique told reporters that they were being apprised of developments from time to time and might arrive in Itanagar honouring the sentiments of the state’s people.

Asked about new the leadership, he said the party leaders were aware of it and the decision would be announced at the appropriate time. Meanwhile, the crisis management committee has started preparations for receiving the body of the late chief minister.

The committee headed by principal secretary to the chief minister Yeshi Tsering was constituted to supervise rescue and search operation, besides coordinating the necessary activities. Asian Age

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