Itanagar, Sept 3, 2017: 13 villages have joined hands through the call of the Ranglamja Employment Association (REA) to renovate the 25 km stretch along Khonsa-Longding Trans Arunachal Highway on self- help basis. This initiative was taken as the local residents have grown tired of waiting for the construction agencies finish the work.
Speaking on the occasion, Advisory member of REA, SephuaWangsu Wangsu said that earlier the Khonsa-Longding road was undertaken by M/s. JKM Enterprises and later by M/s. RonyEnterprise but both the agencies have failed to continue TAH road construction forcing the people of 13 villages from Ranglamja area, 8 villages from Dadam area and people of Longding district to face intolerable problems for last few years.
He appealed to the district Administration and state Govt to initiate immediate action for re-tendering of TAH road from Khonsa to Longding at an early date to lessen the suffering of people.
Kapu Block ZPM Chahwang Lowang said that M/s. MG Contractor Private Limited (MGCPL) is doing tremendous work in Changlang-KhonsaTAH road from Lainwang to Luthong point covering 41 kms within a short period of time and whereas Khonsa-Longding TAH road was found unattended since last 2 years.
Representing district administration Tirap Additional Deputy Commissioner Techu Aran clarified that one cannot blame the District Administration or concerned public representative for delaying Khonsa-Longding TAH road construction work as it is a purely tender work and contract work have been rewarded based on observation of all official formalities.
TNT News with inputs from Arunachal Times