Dimapur, Sep. 13 (EMN): Deputy Speaker of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Zhaleo Rio on Thursday inspected sites where works were being executed especially the Balijan bridge which was washed away by flash floods this year.
A press release issued by the Media Secretary NDPP 5 Ghaspani-II A/C, Thejangukho Yalietsu informed that the
Deputy Speaker, accompanied by Miathou Krose, Chairman, NHHDC, and a host of officials, inspected various sites where works were being executed, particularly in his constituency on Sept. 13, 2018.
The release stated that the ‘reconstruction process of the steel girder bridge which is 3 m wide and 12 m long, began in August’ and would be made pliable soon.
The release, while stating that the construction work had been contracted to Rokolhou Angami of Naagaamii Infratech Pvt Ltd. to construct bridge, said that the legislator also visited Ghokuto village and assessed ongoing developmental works.
It stated that the MLA, after inspecting the areas, also inspected the lower Balijan bridge between Suhoi and Hoito village and referred it for further renovation.
The Deputy Speaker also took a firsthand assessment of the hanging bridge over Chathe river near Khughovi village ‘which is in a precarious condition due to erosion caused by flood currents’.
It stated that the dy. speaker asserted that public grievances are his topmost priority and added that he would extend all possible help and make necessary arrangements for repairing the hanging bridge.