Development Of NH-53 Make It Motorable: HC To BRTF

IMPHAL, Apr 1: A division bench of the Gauhati High Court comprising Justice TNK and Justice Mutum BK has given directive to the BRTF for making the NH 53 at least motorable during rainy season. Movement of goods carriers along the NH-53 has gained momentum since last year following imposition of frequent bandhs and blockades along the NH-39, considered to be the most important lifeline of the State. Taking...

Fingers Pointed At BRTF For Sloppy Work, TDC Not Happy With Highway Work

A stretch on National Highway-53 (File). Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 28: The Transporters and Drivers Council (TDC) Manipur has expressed strong displeasure with the manner BRTF is working on Imphal–Jiribam section of NH-53. Speaking to media persons at their MG Avenue office this afternoon, TDC general secretary Ng Haridas, while lambasting the way BRTF has been working on NH-53,...

TDC Petition To Center Alleges BRTF Slackness

IMPHAL, Jan 8: Expressing concern over delay in the development/repairing of the National Highway 52 stretch from Imphal to Jiribam despite the commitment given by the BRTF, Transporters and Drivers’ Council (TDC) has urged the Union Home Minister for giving necessary instruction to the officers concerned for starting the work as soon as possible. Submitting a representation in this connection,...

Nungba-Keimai Stretch On NH-53 A ‘˜Nightmare’

IMPHAL, Sep 8 : Even through there is report of marginal improvement in the overall condition of the Imphal-Jiribam section of National highway-53, major part of the route still remain unsuitable for passage of loaded vehicles. This grim truth came to light during an inspection tour by a media team. For a goods carrier to get through Nungba and Keimai it takes about 2/3 days as this particular stretch...