IMPHAL, Oct 24: Villagers of Dailong village in Tamenglong district have strongly condemned the act of burning down two bulldozers and pushing down another dozer into a gorge by some unidentified armed persons in the wee hours of October 22.
Speaking to media persons, the convenor of District Protection Joint Forum, G Garailong stated that the burned down machineries were being used for the development of the Imphal-Tamei Road which is in bad shape for the last many years. The act of vandalizing the machineries is very much against the welfare of Tamenglong people and so the organization or individuals responsible for the act must clarify to the villagers as soon as possible, he demanded.
Meanwhile, Lianmai Naga Council, Manipur also condemned the act of burning down two bulldozers and pushing down another dozer by some unidentified armed persons on October 22 at Dailong village.
Source: Imphal Free Press