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Posts published in “Day: May 16, 2019”

Assam gives in to Lapangap villagers, road construction begins

HP NEWS SERVICE Jowai, May 15: For once authorities from Assam had to give in to Meghalaya villagers who were adamant that they would repair a road left unattended by Meghalaya government for years. Villagers of Lapangap in West Jaintia Hills came out in numbers to construct a 12 km long road from Khanduli to Lapangap. This road links Barato, Chebnai and Pdeintaloo. Initially on Tuesday, villagers of Lapangap had to abandon their work after Assam authorities stopped them to go ahead with the repair of the road since they did not take permission from the authorities. However, again on…