Dimapur, April 11: Minister for Mechanical and Housing(PWD) Tongpang Ozukum inaugurated two inter village link road in Mokokchung on April 10.
Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the link road between Chakpa and Yaongyimti (New) village, the minister asserted that the newly constructed link road should be labeled as ‘friendship road’ as it will strengthen the bond between the two villages closer. He also assured to provide further assistance for maintenance of the road.
Suponglemba, village council chairman, Yaongyimti (New) thanked the minister for fulfilling the dream of the two villages by completing the construction of the link road, which the citizens of Yaongyimti(New) village in particular had planned for nearly 20 years. He said with the construction of the link road, it takes only nine minutes to reach Chakpa village now, as opposed to taking half an hour to circumnavigate on vehicle before.
Imkonglemba, village council chairman, Chakpa thanked the minister for coming forward and personally overseeing the construction of the link road.
Later, the minister, who is on a weeklong constituency tour, inaugurated the reconstruction of a seven kilometer inter village link road between Yaongyimti (Old) and Salulamang village.
With the construction of the road, it has shortened the distance for the citizens of Phangsang to reach Chuchuyimlang EAC circle office. Besides, the reconstruction of the link road will be a boon for the villagers of Yaongyimti (Old) for travelling to their farms and paddy fields which are situated mostly on the banks of the River Dikhu. (Page News Service)