Road sinking along NH-702, says PPC

DIMAPUR, JUL 14 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/14/2018 11:46:29 PM IST
A portion of Longleng-Changtongya road (NH-702) below Orangkong village has been sinking continuously following incessant rains during the last two weeks, the Phom People’s Council (PPC) has reported.
In a press release, PPC president, P Chingan Phom, said the only sustainable road of Longleng district, lifeline of the Phom people, was about to be cut-off from the mainland.
According to PPC president, the dilapidated road conditions that continued to persist till today has affected the people of the region. The road, if it is sunken will  not only affect the people but would be a major disaster, PPC said while urging the responsible department to take immediate steps in solving the problem at the earliest.
PPC cautioned that affected portion of road could to be washed away in the event of delay by the department as the rain was expected to continue till monsoon.

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