The AYWO, NGH Unit has expressed concern over Soksan Bridge in North Garo Hills which was damaged during the year 2014 due to heavy rainfall and no construction work had taken place to date.
The organization informed that the State government had issued a sanction for the construction of the collapsed bridge in August, 2016 but yet no construction was made till now, said the organization.
The A.Y.W.O Mendipathar Regional Branch had also approached the concerned Department regarding the under-construction bridge and had threatened to take Strict action if any sort of ignorance is shown regarding the matter.
It may be mentioned that the state government had sanctioned an amount of Rs. 8.9 crore for the construction of the bridge which was supposed to be completed by August 2018.
The organization has also requested the state government to review the status of the same bridge.
Updated by: News Sources 2019-09-20 12:56 PM