DIMAPUR: The New Chumukedima ‘B’ villagers held an emergency meeting on February 20 at T.L. Angami park chaired by the founder and chairman of New Chumukedima ‘B’, T.L. Angami. According to a press note issued by Thejangulie Angami, secretary New Chumukedima ‘B’, the house thoroughly deliberated the developmental activities and law and order situation prevailing in the locality and has expressed gratitude to SSA under Education Department, Government of Nagaland for granting to set up Government Primary School as demanded by New Chumukedima ‘B’ authority.
The house further nominated VEC chairman and its representatives for carrying out the necessary developmental activities related to setting up of new GPS and also appealed to the villagers to support and cooperate towards the smooth functioning and development of new project. Also informed that a land measuring 2.8 acre have already been donated for setting up the GPS and a blue print has also been prepared by the government and that Tounyü, former chairman New Chumukedima has expressed no objection for setting up the new GPS at New Chumukedima.
The meeting also heard the grievances of the villagers and labour who were beaten, manhandled and taxed by Angulie Kera youth president New Chumukedima village where in a latest complaint addressed to OC Medziphema police station by one victim Aba stated that he was beaten up on February 13 for not being able to pay medicine bill in course of time. Further, the house informed that with regard to the allotment of land to various individual within the New Chumukedima ‘B’ village many allottees have failed to develop their land and as such those undeveloped areas were cancelled and re-allotted to others.
The house has meanwhile informed to all the owners of the land to develop their allotted area at the earliest by March 31 and failing for which their allotted land would be seized and automatically be re-allotted to others who are in the waiting list. The house also informed that keeping of domestic animal should be reared by the villagers under well chained system and at the same time also warned that necessary action would be taken against the defaulter if the livestock are made to move freely in order to prevent from destroying others cultivation.
Meanwhile, on improvement of road and its connectivity as demanded by the member, the chairman has stated that fresh cutting of new roads need to be projected through state government as it needs huge amount but also assured to maintain the present agri-link road if state government release the pending bill. Further, on demand of cemetery for the labours, the chairman firmly asserted that there is no free land at present to set up a separate common graveyard and has appealed to all the villagers and land owners to spare a small site from their area or land to bury the mortal remain of their labours who expired while rendering their services for them.