Dimapur, July 7 (MExN): With four lane NH.29 earth cutting between Dimapur and Kohima, major landslide occurred at Kiruphema village due to incessant rainfall and the mindless dumping of soil at unstable areas by the four laning construction company (Gayatri).
For the last few months has caused massive landslide under Kiruphema village jurisdiction mostly destroying paddy fields and cutting down road connections, reported a press release received here.
Dzüvi-u Zhünyü on behalf informed that incidents occurred at Merü area at Kiruphema village under state capital Kohima district, 16 paddy fields , many tree plantations and reserved forest worth crore were destroyed.
On behalf of the badly affected paddy fields, irrigational channel, tree plantation and fishery owners, appeal to the district authority, authority concerned and responsible Firm/Contractor to take stock of the situation for immediate redressal.
Zhünyü also added in the press note that along with rainfall, the landslides were caused due to negligence and haphazard dumping of earth by the said Firm/Contractor who in the process of four lane road development has dumped earth in an unsecured area without proper consultation/permission from the village authority.
As such, consequent upon this a manmade disaster, the affected owners are now left in high distress needing immediate help, said Zhünyü while appealing the responsible authorities to make immediate intervention for relief measures.