Deputy Commissioner Longleng C.K. Nihekhu Sema inaugurated the Longleng-Tuensang PWD road, a stretch of 0.3 km at ‘Joji diversion’ and wooden bridge on March 5.
The road, providing lifeline to five villages- Sakshi, Auching, Yimchong, Yongphang and Yangching- was reportedly neglected for the past 49 years.
Taking the matter into their own hands, the five villages’ councils constructed the 0.3 km stretch of the road and wooden bridge bearing all expenditure by themselves.
This was stated in a press release issued by convener of the five villages L. Chuba Phom. He also stated that DC Longleng has, during the inauguration, assured that construction of bridge, culverts and soiling would be taken up with the state government for implementation.
The inaugural programme was attended by SP Longleng, EAC Sakshi, executive engineer, SDO PWD (R&B), assistant engineer DRDA and a host of other government officials.