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Union Minister asked to extend railway line in Tuli

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By EMN Updated: May 19, 2017 11:39 pm
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Dimapur, May 19 (EMN): Members of a group, ‘Narendra Modi Vichar Manch’ (NMVM), Nagaland unit, met with Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Railways and handed over to him a proposal “with regard to the extension of another 15 mile railway track from the present 10th Mile station Tuli to Tsumok under the jurisdiction of Merangkong village Mokokchung district.”
According to a press release from the organisation, the president of the NMVM, S Lepzung Jamir, told the minister that Tuli town was the “biggest non-district town in Nagaland” and the commercial Hub of Mokokchung district.”Extension of the present railway track and providing a passenger train will have a positive impact on the economic activity for the area especially for six major districts namely Mokokchung, Longleng, Zunheboto, Tuensang , Kiphire and some parts of Mon district of Nagaland, the press release asserted.
The minister was urged to send a ‘survey team’ at the earliest for “preparation of Detail Project Report for said work.”
The minister “assured that he shall take the necessary action to expedite the work,” the press release added.

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By EMN Updated: May 19, 2017 11:39:26 pm