Kangpokpi civil bodies oppose joint survey with Imphal West

Civil bodies of Kangpokpi district have expressed strong opposition over the joint demarcation/survey conducted by the district administration with Imphal West in connection with the widening and improvement of Imphal-Kohima road along NH-2 within the district.

 

Civil bodies of Kangpokpi district have expressed strong opposition over the joint demarcation/survey conducted by the district administration with Imphal West in connection with the widening and improvement of Imphal-Kohima road along NH-2 within the district.

The various civil voluntary organisations including Thadou Inpi, Gangte Inpi, KSO Sadar Hills, TSA Sadar Hills and KWU Sadar Hills under under the aegis of Kuki Inpi Kangpokpi district submitted a joint memorandum in connection with the issue on Saturday to the state chief minister, stating that their stand over the issue may be treated as final and “uncompromisable.”

It stated that with reference to DC Imphal West orders (No DC(IW)/6/7/I-K/LA/19 dated November 18, 2020) the civil bodies under the aegis of Kuki Inpi Kangpokpi district strongly oppose such a diktat “which goes against the administration of one district or supersede the authority of one administration.”
 “We shall not allow any joint demarcation/survey in Kangpokpi district and any such work deemed necessary shall be executed by deputy commissioner Kangpokpi in consultation with the CVOs of Kangpokpi district,” it added.

The deputy commissioner/collector, LA, Imphal West N Praveen Singh on November 18 issued an order in pursuance of Secretariat: Revenue department letter (No.LA-104/3/2020-REV-REVENUE dated) November 5, 2020. The order was issued for a joint field demarcation/survey to be conducted with immediate effect from November 23 along the stretches of NH-2 bordering Imphal West and Kangpokpi district in connection with the widening and improvement of Imphal-Kohima road.

In the order, DC, LA Imphal West also detailed SDO Lamsang and SDC Sekmai to conduct the joint field survey along with officials of Kangpokpi district and submit a detailed report to him at an early date.

First Published:Nov. 22, 2020, 1:22 p.m.

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