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Sechüma villagers contribute towards road repair

Villagers engaged in social work of repairing road at Sechüma Village on February 11.
Sechu- Zubza | February 12: In view of the worsening condition of the road to Sechüma village stretching 7 km from NH-29, a mass social work was carried out by Sechüma Village Youth Development Committee on Saturday.
Villagers from all walks of life participated in the mass social work. Sources said the road was left un-attended by the department for the last 10 years. The villagers have to struggles in maintaining this road which is the lifelines of the villagers, said an elderly man Cacha, village council member. He also, said that the approach road connected to the neighboring villages of Khonoma, Mezoma and Jotsoma. Whenever landslides disrupt the road along NH-29, the vehicles use to ply through the village road.
Youth Development Committee, member Vineikho said that the road has a stretch of 7km from NH-29 which is in deplorable condition for vehicle to ply. The villagers face lots of troubles for transporting things to the village. The villagers have to take trouble for the maintaining work every year as the road has never been black topped. He also said that “We are not against the government, we need government today or tomorrow, but it is a humble request to the Government of Nagaland to atleast maintain the road for the welfare of the villagers.”
Road and bridges south division executive engineer has contributed Rs. 20,000 towards the social work.  The village development committee has already approached the government and submitted necessary documents, to maintain the road but no positive response till-date. The villagers urged the concerned department to look into the matter and expedite the work for the welfare of the villagers.

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