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Govt. to release damage compensation to Kiyevi village structure owners

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, AUGUST 20: Nagaland Government has decided to release the damage compensation to the respective structure owners of Kiyevi village to facilitate timely construction of the road project in the larger interest of the state.
The release of damage compensation to the Structure Owners of Kiyevi Village is issued without any prejudice to claims/counter claims over Landownership issue that may arise in future, Home Commissioner, Rovilatuo Mor said in an order issued today.
The Home Commissioner stated that in connection with the construction of 2-Lane NH-129 ‘A’ (Peren-Dimapur), the District Administration Dimapur, presently Chumoukedima had taken assessment of the damage compensation for the private structures to be affected under Package-III 152.225 km to 156.810 km under Kiyevi village jurisdiction.
The total amount sanctioned by NHIDCL on the damage compensation stands at Rs.2,03,62,587 only as approved by the Government, he added.
In the meantime, the Village Council of Lamhai Village had filed objection in the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Chumoukedima, to withhold the compensation to the beneficiaries of Kiyevi village citing the land dispute over Kiyevi village referring their representation submitted to the Government dated: 20th July 20222.
On August 20, both Lamhai Village Council and Kiyevi Village Council were summoned including DC Peren and Chumoukedima to explore any possible ways for resolving the impasse, but the outcome was only negative.
Whereas, the Lamhai Village representation was also examined critically vis-à-vis the status of Kiyevi Village legal status, Government instructions received on the Lamhai representation.
However, there is no change on the status of Kiyevi Village which exists as an independent recognized village with clear jurisdiction of chainage on the road stretch as of now, the order stated.
(Page News Service)