Nagaland: In a traffic advisory issued by the Kohima Traffic Police it has been stated that the route from Nagaland Legislative Assembly junction to Thizama will be closed for all traffic movement from 17th February till further notice.
As landslides have affected the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Complex, a major rock bolting exercise is to be carried out by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department as a mitigative measure from 17th February 2021 with heavy machineries to be placed on the Thizama road below the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Complex.
Hence, in the interest of public convenience and safety and to enable NSDMA to carry out the said work, the route from Nagaland Legislative Assembly junction to Thizama will be closed for all traffic from 17th February till further notice.
Commuters are advised to take the alternative route, i.e., NPSC Office junction- Planning Quarter Road- Pruzie Shisha Hoho Prayer Centre entry gate – 4th NAP Bn. Camp, Thizama and vice versa.
Landslides have been a regular affair when it comes to the northeastern region affecting lives and livelihood and Nagaland is no exception.
Recently, on February 2, in a major rockslide incident in Nagaland's Dimapur district at least three people were injured and four vehicles were damaged.
The incident took place on the National Highway 29 near T L Park, between Chumukedima and Kukidolong.
Security personnel along with the construction workers present there immediately swung into action to clear the rocks and rescued the travellers.
The injured travellers were later rushed to the nearest hospital and their condition was reported to be stable.
Following the incident the Dimapur district administration has issued an order of total restriction of movement on the stretch of NH-29 and has further urged the public to consider alternative routes to travel between Dimapur and Kohima.
The Dimapur police also took to social media to inform about the situation.