Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Mkng youth bodies call for indefinite bandh on IMDH road


Following the expiry of the six-day ultimatum to the concerned authority, the Youth associations of the four wards of Mokokchung town– Penli, Majakong, Lijaba Lijen, and Artang, have called for an indefinite total bandh on vehicular movement along Dr. Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital (IMDH) road from Police Point and the approach road to IMDH from Sewak gate starting December 2, 2022.
Informing this during a press conference held at Majakong Community Hall, the associations said that despite serving a six-day ultimatum on November 24, there was no positive response from the competent authority. Therefore, they associations said that they were compelled to call for an indefinite blockade along the said stretch.
The indefinite bandh from December 2, 2022 will be effective from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Only emergency cases will be exempted from the purview of the band, they said.
The associations maintained that the demand restoring the IMDH road was for the benefit of all the people of Mokokchung. Therefore, they appealed to the citizens and organizations to extend cooperation and support in the cause.

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