12 villages remains cut off from Wakro circle in Lohit district due to damage of surface communication from Karhe to New Kathan Village caused by the flood water of Sukhanala and Tapui Nala. Bekhuliang village under Sunpura circle is also cut off from the rest of district. District Administration in co-ordination with local leaders and public of Bhekhuliang village successfully transshipped 70 quintals of Rice over head across Haju River. DFCSO informed that food will be dispatched using the same method in coming days so that essential commodities reach the inhabitants of Bekhuliang village. Restoration works are going on in several places as the weather has improved and water levels are receding.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has condoled the death of Gorailun Kora, 45 years of age who was drowned in a stream at Yealing Village under Sunpura Circle in Lohit District yesterday. He announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 Lakhs to the next of kin of the deceased as per the norms and instructed the Deputy Commissioner Lohit to release the amount. He prayed to almighty to give enough strength to the bereaved family members to bear with the losses and also for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Landslide triggered by heavy rainfall for the past several days have once again posed threat to the world famous Gaden Namgyal Lhatse Monastery also known as Tawang Monastery. Several parts including portion of road leading towards the entry at the rear side of the monastery has been damaged. Deputy Commissioner, Tawang Sri. Sang Phuntsok (IAS) who visited the monastery to take stock of the damages have directed the concerned department PWD for immediate restoration of the same.
Tirap District Administration while launching a week-long road safety awareness campaign here on July 25 has made it compulsory for bike riders to wear helmet. Makeshift check points in and around Khonsa Township were set up to check and verify vehicle documents, drunk and reckless driving and use of helmets by a team of officers comprising the District Transport Officer, DSP, MVI and COs. Pamphlets containing information on road/traffic safety are being distributed among the drivers and vehicle owners. Tirap Deputy Commisioner Ravi Jha, who is also the Chairman of the Road Safety Council, stated that the awareness campaign was necessitated in view of the growing instances of road accidents in Tirap district, some of them fatal ones, mainly due to reckless and drunk driving. The awareness campaign will conclude on July 29 at Government Higher Secondary School here.
The continuous rain for the last week has damaged Liromoba- Tai Road and many other PMGSY roads connecting Liromoba Circle. Tai- Liromoba road has been anyhow restored for commuters but unless preventive measure is taken right now, many vulnerable points will adversely be affected to snap communication if rain continues to fall. The WRC fields along the river Esko are also extensively damaged due to flooding river waters and farmers of Liromoba are facing tough time protect their WRC lands.