Several student bodies met the deputy commissioner Kangpokpi on Monday to resolve the highway expansion issue, but they said the DC failed to give them any assurance.
A major chunk of the road construction may be finished before the rainy season, Transport Minister Vungzagin Valte said on Sunday.
All civil bodies, student bodies and commercial vehicles that are running in the valley areas are urged to support the statewide 48-hours general strike of the All Jiribam Road Transport Drivers’ Union (AJRTDU) Jiribam and the All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Workers Union.
The drivers have resolved to go on a cease work strike from Thursday, demanding action against the looters.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren said that efforts are being made to deploy mobile security forces along along two national highways that passes through the state.
The meeting was held on Saturday at the conference hall of the minister’s office chamber at New Secretariat, Imphal.
A joint student body demanded the government to depute adequate doctors at the district hospital and health centres in Noney and Tamenglong
The presence of black tarmac that resembles a river tells of the quality of the road, writes SK Rinchanpam.