Guwahati/ 26th July’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Sivasagar unit of AASU lead out a massive protest at Gaurisagar over the deplorable state of the National Highway 37 between Janji and Moran with no quality control measures implemented so far.
“NH-37 has reached its worst state due to the alleged negligence of the National Highway authorities and apathy of the State government.”
The AASU activists led by Sarat Hazarika, AASU education secretary, Pradip Borgohain, Ranjan Konwar, Samiron Phukan, Subhash Das, Mantu Sahu, Amulya Gogoi and Debabrat Das condemned the authority’s lack of concern for the plight of the commuters. They demanded the resignation of the Transport Minister and explanations from the representatives of the district administration and NHI DCL present there regarding the poor state of the expansion works in the district in comparison to other districts of Assam.
CM Sonowal however took a review meeting of National Highways damaged due to rains in the state of Assam on Wednesday where Rs. 200cr has been sanctioned as first installment for immediate repairs of National Highways damaged due to heavy rains in Assam with an Additional Rs. 400cr sanctioned for dredging work in Brahmaputra river to commence from September with the help of Six dredger.