Dimapur, September 13: Deputy Speaker, NLA, Zhaleo Rio inspected various sites where works are being executed, particularly in his constituency on September 13. He was accompanied by Miathou Krose, chairman, NHHDC and a host of officials.
Rio visited the Balijan bridge which was washed away by flash floods this year. The reconstruction process of the steel girder bridge which is 3 metre wide and 12 m long began in August and will be pliable from today.
It may be noted that the contractor Rokolhou Angami of Naagaamii Infratech Pvt. Ltd. had been entrusted to construct the bridge.
Later, he visited Ghokuto village and assessed the ongoing developmental works.
Among other sites he inspected the lower Balijan bridge between Suhoi and Hoito village, which was referred for further renovation. Rio also took a first-hand assessment of the hanging bridge over Chathe river near Khughovi village which is in a precarious condition due to erosion caused by flood currents.
While stating that the grievances of the public is always a priority, Rio assured to extend all possible help and make necessary methodical arrangements for repairing the hanging bridge, the RCC foundation of which can be seen tilted and almost dangling at a risky angle.
(Page News Service)