Dobashi of Kamdi area under Peren district, D. Sangrie responding to a news item that appeared in some local dailies on June 2 on “Jalukie Sangtam council clarifies” stated that GB, Jalukie Sangtam, Chosase Sangtam, and chairman, Sepongkhyu, had “levied wrong and baseless allegation” against him by stating that he was selling land to some vested interest persons at Rs.500 for establishing a new village.
The Dobashi, D. Sangrie in a press release affirmed that he is the founder of three villages which included Jalukie Zangdi, Jalukie Kam and Jalukie Ram recognized by Nagaland government with distinct demarcated boundaries and for which he known by all land owners of old Jalukie Village as founder of the three villages and added that he is entitled to do anything for the interest and welfare of the villagers.
The release also said an Executive Engineer, Athiba, was directed to vacate Ahoi Village by SDO (C), Jalukie, on May 22 but instead of vacating the place was involving in the issue for which the Executive Engineer has been asked to first resign from his post.
Meanwhile, in a separate release, chairman, Jalukiezangdi Village Council, Veposwu, has also maintained that the three villages were all recognized villages with distinct demarcated boundaries for which outsider’s interferences were not required however, in spite of appeals through local dailies on June 30, Jalukie Sangtam Village was encroaching and violating the land by executing illegal activities.
Veposwu also reaffirmed that the allegation made by GB, Jalukie Sangtam Village, Sepongkhyu, against Sangrie that he was selling land at Rs.500 per plot was false and baseless and further appeal the village to stop such willful illegal activities and publishing false and baseless articles immediately.