LDAPWA imposes ban on national projects
NONEY, 7th June: Pressing the government to take up necessary steps for the realisation of Loktak Downstream project at the earliest, Loktak Downstream Affected People’s Welfare Association (LDAPWA) has called an indefinite ban on five national projects being taken up in Tamenglong and Noney districts from Friday onwards. The decision was taken during a joint meeting of stakeholders of the affected areas and concerned people from both districts convened by the association on May 30. As per the resolution adopted during the meeting, the indefinite ban covers Jiribam-Imphal railway project, Kangchup-Tamenglong road construction, Tupul-Bishnupur road construction, Zoujangtak-Rengpang road construction, and NH 37 renovation project. The association further thanked public and companies/contractors for their support during the bandh called by it earlier.