Sunday, January 29, 2023

Indefinite bandh along IMDH road called off

Core Committee of four wards– Penli, Majakong, Lijaba Lijen and Artang Ward– of Mokokchung town which announced an indefinite bandh on Dr Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital (IMDH) road from December 16, 2022, has called of the proposed stir.
Informing this in a statement, the committee said that the bandh has been called off since the concern contractor assured to commence the road repair work from December 16.
In order to carry out the road repair work, entry and exit from police point will be blocked from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m., the committee said. Therefore, commuters have been advised to take the entry from Luke Sasong junction at Artang ward.
On Wednesday, the committee announced bandh as the 14-day ultimatum to repair the road expired on December 15. It had stated that the four wards had earlier postponed the bandh after DC Mokokchung assured that the State government had released the required amount for the work.
However, it said that since the district administration and the department concerned failed to keep their words, the committee threatened to go ahead with the agitation.

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