Purana Bazar-Chumukedima Road: Landowners issue 15-days ultimatum to Govt

Purana Bazar-Chumukedima Road: Landowners issue 15-days ultimatum to Govt
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Dimapur, May 3: The NH-29 Land Owner Union (Purana Bazaar to Chumukedima) met Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur on May 1 and submitted a memorandum in connection with land compensation against the ongoing four lane construction from Purana Bazaar to Chumukedima.
In its memorandum, the union stated that the construction which is under execution “by ignoring the rights and interest of the land owners” is not justified.
Informing about demolition of many commercial building despite High Court standing order, the union warned that it may be compelled to take its own course of action to safeguard the inalienable right of the land owners.
In the meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, the union said the DC acknowledged the right of the land owners and assured full cooperation and to expedite the matter at the earliest to ensure that the right of the land owners is not deprived. He also requested the union not to obstruct the ongoing construction.
It may be mentioned that as per the memorandum, 15 days time has been given to the State Government to respond. The union said its cooperation and success of the project now solely depends on the response of the State Government. Further it informed that the land owners along the NH-29 who have not registered to contact the area in-charge at the earliest without fail. For any query or registration, landowner residing in Kohima may contact general secretary – 8575854357, joint secretary – 8837368802 or information secretary – 7640831817.
(Page News Service)