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Posts published in “Day: July 8, 2019”

Women take up repair of dilapidated road

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Jul 7: In yet another case of government’s insensitivity, a group of women under the initiative of Iamynjurlang Village Organisation took upon themselves the task of repairing the PWD road from Jakhong to Umpongdeng yesterday. The dirt road has been left unattended for several years. A local contractor Nangwanlambok Nongsiej provided an excavator (JCB) and trucks to carry sand and stone to repair the road. Besides local villagers and womenfolk, members of Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) also joined hands in repairing the road. The work of repairing the road by the women is a gesture of…