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Government told to begin works on NH 62 by March

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By EMN Updated: Mar 15, 2017 11:56 pm

Dimapur, March 15 (EMN): The state government has been accused of ‘deliberately delaying to start’ construction works on National Highway 62 at Tseminyu and Wokha sector ‘even after receiving fund from the centre since October 2016’.
The Rengma Hoho on Wednesday issued a press statement stating that it was perturbed by this ‘attitude of State National Highway department’. It wondered as to how the department could take the people into ransom when the Lothas and the Rengmas ‘have suffered enough spending its resources, time and the physical participation of people demanding the construction of the road within its jurisdiction, since it has abandoned (the road for) decades.’
According to the Rengma Hoho, if not for the department’s fault, there was no ‘question as to why the work should not start as time frame is given to complete the work.’ it reminded that the people have suffered enough, and would not tolerate anymore ‘autocratic attitude of any authority playing with the rights of the people.’ “To have the good road is the right of the citizen and we have been fighting for this and suffered for too long, any officials involved or responsible for not taking up the work in time should be punished.
“Rengma Hoho is very clear that the centre has sanctioned money not to build confusion nor for any individual or group interest but for the welfare of the people, therefore Rengma Hoho warn that if the work did not start within March 2017 and complete within stipulated time the people will go to the street with the issue and will not talk or listen to any reason and for anything that happens the department and government will held fully responsible,” it warned.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 15, 2017 11:56:41 pm