Deputy speaker, Nagaland Ralanthung Yanthan toured his home constituency on February 17. He was accompanied by minister for roads & bridges, G. Kaito Ayeh, parliamentary secretary for tourism, law & justice, art & culture, Yitachu, parliamentary secretary for ipr, economics & statistics, R. Tohanba, parliamentary secretary for prison, home guard, fire & emergency services, Wochumo Kithan and ex-MP, Khyomo Lotha visited Lakhuti village to take stock of the present developmental activities, specially pertaining to road connectivity and tourism prospects. The visiting dignitaries visited few spot of tourist interest in and around the village.
According to an official bulletin, the visiting dignitaries while addressing the gathering during a gratitude programme held at Lakhuti football ground called upon the villagers to unite in order to bring about peace and development. Minister for roads & bridges, G. Kaito Ayeh who also spoke on the occasion assured the villagers that the 100 kms stretch road crossing Sanis would be taken up to the next 12th Plan through Asian Development Bank. He also said that the boarder road connecting Governor’s Camp will be attended to on priority basis by the government during the session 2009-10 under NABARD, and called upon the officers to work unitedly with a feeling of oneness to uplift the villagers. The meeting was chaired by News Reader AIR, Jonas Yanthan, and welcome address delivered by Chairman, Village Council Lakhuti while vote of thanks was pronounced by Khyomo Lotha.
Deputy Speaker, NLA, Ralanthung Yathan appealed to the constituency people to co-operate with the government and avail maximum benefit while the government was putting all efforts in uplifting the economy of the state. Later he inaugurated the newly upgraded government middle school, Lakhuti.
The village council chairman Lakhuti submitted representation to the visiting dignitaries for construction of road from Governor’s Camp (Ralan Area) to Changki village about 92 km covering 35 villages and if completed it will benefit 6 districts (Mon, Longleng, Tuensang, Mokokchung, Zunheboto, Wokha), and to include Lakhuti as one of the Tourist Circuit Villages under Wokha District.