PPC seeks Governor, CM intervention
Dimapur, October 1: Phom Peoples’ Council (PPC) has sought immediate intervention of the State Governor and the State Chief Minister for restoration of water supply and road connectivity to Longleng district.
To this effect, the Phom Peoples’ Council (PPC) led by its president, P Chingan Phom, and the general secretary, P Changlong Phom, submitted a memorandum to the State Governor, PB Acharya on September 30 as well as to the State Chief minister, TR Zeliang on October 1.
In a memorandum, PPC reminded that Longleng town was established in the year 1950 and subsequently upgraded to a full-fledged revenue district in 2004. In the memorandum, PPC has apprised on the shortage of some basic amenities faced by the people of Longleng district. PPC stated that since its inception, the town has been suffering from lack of proper and hygienic drinking water. It lamented that even after submission of many representations to the government, the district remained neglected and nothing concrete was done for the benefit of the people.PPC has requested both the State Governor and the Chief Minister to look into the matter and take up the issue on priority basis and take steps for providing drinking water supply with concerned authority.
Further, the team also highlighted on the pathetic road condition connecting Longleng via Changtongya and Merangkong which is the life line of the people from the district.
Mentioning that Tamlu road was taken up for two laning under SARDP in the year 2011 but till now there was no progress in the works even after the intervention of the High Court and as such the people are facing immense hardship and untold miseries both economically and physically.
In the light of the above stated circumstances, PPC called upon the Governor and the Chief Minister to give necessary direction to the concerned authority to expedite the construction of the roads without further delay.