IMPHAL, May 6: The Truck Drivers Association , Tamenglong has called a 48 hour bandh along the National Highway 37 starting from midnight of May 6. The reason for the bandh is the inaction of the State authorities to repair the dilapidated road condition along the Tamenglong-Khongshang road.
In the same demand, the Joint Forum of Transport Welfare Association of Tamenglong district has also taken up agitations from April 28 last, the Forum had boycotted government offices from the said date and will further support the proposed bandh. The 48 hour bandh will conclude on midnight of May 8.
In the meantime, there has been complete blackout since May 1 at most parts of Tamenglong district. Due to high intensity winds, the power lines and electric poles have been damaged and till date, there is no visible action from the concerned department to repair the damaged power lines. The public has demanded the concerned State authorities to acknowledge the suffering borne by them at present and provide relief as soon as possible.