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‘Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong road construction will be halted’

"ADB assisted I-K-T road project affected families and landowners of Phalong -3 will wait for a response till July 4 to release the proposed entitled compensation for standing properties based on the joint survey conducted by the Line department, Government of Manipur on March 14 at the earliest."

ByTamenglong Correspondent

Updated 24 Jun 2024, 2:01 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

The families and landowners of Phalong-3 affected by the ADB assisted Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong (I-K-T) road project on Sunday announced that they will resume democratic forms of agitation from July 5 unless the authorities concerned and the Manipur government materialise their assurances by July 4. 

Phalong-3 Pumtiang development committee chairman Maliangthonang Panmei announced that all the ADB assisted I-K-T road construction work and related activities will be stopped indefinitely within the jurisdiction of Phalong - 3 (Chanaige No. 88+100 to 89+200).

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He told the media that assurances were given by the authority concerned and state government that the grievances and difficulties faced by the citizens of Phalong -3, (Chanaige No. 88+100 to 89+200) in particular will be addressed at the earliest.

In response, the indefinite ceasing of the I-K-T road construction work was withdrawn for time being on March 17, he said.  

However, despite the repeated appeals and patience of the project affected families and landowners, the authorities and the state government failed to address the grievances and demands of the project affected families and Landowners, he said.

He said the ADB assisted I-K-T road project affected families and landowners of Phalong -3 will wait for a response till July 4 to release the proposed entitled compensation for standing properties based on the joint survey conducted by the Line department, Government of Manipur on March 14 at the earliest.

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They will continue a democratic form of agitation and continue its stand to stop all the ADB assisted I-K-T road construction work and related activities indefinitely within the jurisdiction of Phalong - 3 (Chanaige No. 88+100 to 89+200) from July 5 if the authority fails to respond within the given dateline.

Furthermore, he reiterated that the proposed entitled compensation for standing properties should be based on the joint survey conducted by the Line department, Government of Manipur.

He also warned that if there is any eventuality in the course of the agitation, the authority concerned or government should be held responsible, he added.

 

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Tamenglong Correspondent

Tamenglong Correspondent

TAMENGLONG district, Manipur

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