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Wangjing-Salungpham road blocked suspended after 2 MLAs assures to start repairing work

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Thoubal, March 28: Large number of people today blocked the Wangjing to Salungpham Inter Village road since early morning today after government authority failed to start repairing work of the road stretch. The road stretch belong two constituencies – Heirok and Wangjing Tentha Assembly constituencies.
Since early morning today club members and meira paibi along with the members of the passenger service auto vehicles came out at the street and stop all sort of traffic.
The agitators burnt tyres in the middle of the road and place stones and pebble to stop all short of locomotion. A team of police came and convince the people to talk to the local MLAs instead of blocking the road. At around 9.30 am some of the representatives of the agitators went and meet MLA Th. Radheshyam of Heirok Assembly constituency, who is also Minister of Education and Labour. Th. Radheshyam assured to begin the work from March 30. After the assurance the agitator on the part of Heirok Assembly constituency suspended the road block protest but protestors of the villagers which comes under Wangjing Tentha assembly constituency continue the protest by blocking the road at their area.
The police team then took some other representative at the officials to meet the Paonam Brojen, MLA of Wangjing Tenth assembly constituency at around 10.30 am. The MLA also assured to start construction of the road from March 29.
Following the assurances from the two representatives the road block protest has been suspended, but the people said will resume the stir if fail to convert the promises into action.

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