Kohima, January 07 (NEx): Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DDMA Kohima, Mohammed Ali Shihab A IAS has reiterated in an order, that the ban on burning of jungles shall remain enforced in Kohima district till further directions.
In this connection, all Village Councils under Kohima district jurisdiction have been directed to inform and warn the public to refrain from burning jungles which leads to serious loss of public property and also disturbs the ecological balance.
Any individual/village found violating this order shall be strictly penalised under relevant sections of law and shall be liable to payment of fines. The VDB Grant to the village shall also be withheld till such fines are paid, the order stated.
(News source: DIPR)