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Temporary fix for garbage crisis

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By EMN Updated: Feb 09, 2014 11:03 pm
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EMN
Dimapur, February 9

Denizens of the state capital Kohima heaved a sigh of relief today after the Kohima Municipal Council collected uncleared garbage which had been lining the roads and streets for the last 8 days. This after a ban imposed by the D-Khel community on dumping waste on the Kohima-Phek road.The KMC today expressed its acknowledgement for help rendered by the KCCI, APO, and district administration in clearing of the garbage accumulated.
The KMC also conveyed its appreciation to the Kohima Chambers of Commerce for arranging lunch to the sanitary workers.
Help for the beleaguered KMC officials came in the gracious offer by Kesao Kesiezie, ex-president of KCCI, for allowing KMC to dump the waste/ garbage of Kohima town for a day at his private land on Sunday, the 9th Feb’14.
The good Samaritan gesture and concern shown by Kesao Kesiezie is genuinely acknowledged, said a press comminque from KMC.
The KMC also acknowledge the help and cooperation rendered by its staff.
The Council has again appealed to all not to dispose garbage on the road sides or any places in and around their respective areas. The KMC and the decentralized Ward Sanitation Committees the release stated will be unable collect the waste till a suitable site is located. It warmed accumulation of garbage if left unattended would lead to health & fire hazards it stated.
The KMC therefore especially appealled to all the Panchayats, Decentralized Ward Sanitation Committees, Youth Organizations to bear the inconveniences and cooperate jointly in tackling this issue and also to direct their respective colonies/households to manage/minimize their waste, till an alternative dumping site is set up/relocated.

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By EMN Updated: Feb 09, 2014 11:03:58 pm