Thoubal, Aug 19: Locals of Salungpham area in Wangjing Tentha Assembly constituency in Thoubal district expressed resentment over government failure to look into the condition of the Inter Village Road between Wangjing Keithel to Salungpham village.
“Potholes have now fielded the road stretch, and when it rains people have to face hardship due to mud and water accumulated on the road”, said a villager.
The situation is getting worst this year that people face extreme inconveniences in going to the road which is also a lifeline for the villagers.
The IVR road which has been left unnoticed for so many years is only the only route to reach Salungpham, Keirembikhok, Wangjing Tekcham Leikai, Wangjing SK Leikai and other schools located in the area besides being the only route for reaching Wangjing Keithel.
Local MLA has also turn blind eyes, and complaints from the locality for repairing of the road stretch has been not listened, a local of Salungpham said. He urged the concern state government to look into the problems of the people of the state and urged immediate intervention for immediate repairing of the life line of the villagers.
Drivers of the passenger service vehicles – like Auto and Tata Magic openly said that the road stretch between Salungpham and Wangjing Keithel is the worst road in valley districts. They too are considering for suspension of service along the route due to the deteriorating condition of the road.
Talking to Imphal Times locals of Salungpham urged state government authority to immediately take stock of the condition of the road and to do the needful at the earliest possible time.