Thursday, December 8, 2022

Sand bandh continues; suppliers appeal for public cooperation

Sand Stockists & Sand Suppliers’ Union, Chümoukedima (SSSSUC), Assam Sand Supply & Truck Owners’ Association (ASSTOA) and Sand Stockiest & Suppliers Union Dimapur (SSSUD) have appealed to general public, district administration, law enforcing agencies, Naga political groups and stakeholders for full cooperation to the ongoing agitation called by the union banning supply of sand to Nagaland.
SSSUD, SSSUC and ASSTOA on November 8 “unanimously resolved” to impose “indefinite bandh” on all sand supplies starting 5 a.m. of November 10, if their Assam counterparts failed to take necessary corrective measures and address their grievances.
In a press release, SSSSUC president Khriesavilie Yhoshu, ASSTOA president Anito N Shohe and SSSUD president Viniho Shohe, the unions clarified that the ban was meant for the welfare of general populace burdened by the excessive hike in price of sand by the Assam counterpart and the harassment meted out to the people.
They also urged all concerned to bear with the inconveniences caused by the indefinite ban so that justice could be ensured prevail they were freed from the clutches of unfair practices and harassment of Sand Mahaldar Welfare Society (SMWS), Karbi Anglong.

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