Nagaland

Vehicular movement restricted at Jotsoma on 10th August from 7:00 am till 5:00pm: JYO

  • Vehicular movement restricted only from Tri-junction near St. Andrew’s Church, Jotsoma till the welcome gate at Tsieyie Dzü stream, Science college Kohima road.

Kohima, August 7: Jotsoma Youth organisation (JYO), in a press release notifies that vehicular movement shall be restricted on the Jotsoma on Saturday ( 10th august) from 7:00 am till 5:00pm from Tri-junction near St. Andrew’s Church, Jotsoma till the welcome gate at Tsieyie Dzü stream, Science college Kohima road.

On the occasion of “Chada-Nyi” (10th August) festival, besides cleaning the footpaths leading to respective fields, JYO shall be repairing the village road from Tri-junction near St. Andrew’s Church, Jotsoma till the welcome gate at Tsieyie Dzü stream, Science college Kohima road.

Though this road has been a vital link road to Kohima, especially during emergency as is being faced at the moment, the road remain neglected and unrepaired for more than 2 decades, therefore in 2014, the road was black topped by the villagers with the assurance from the government that the entire expenditure incurred by the villagers shall be reimbursed, the villagers through their own sources mobilised Rs.1.60 Cr and on completion of the road by mid April 2014 submitted the bill to the department. Sadly, successive government failed to reimburse even a single rupees till date, JYO stated in the press release.

Despite of the failure to maintain or repair the roads, Jotsoma stone crushers union volunteered to supply all the stone chips required for repairing the village road, the Jotsoma truck and excavator owners volunteered to let their machineries carry and clear the debris on the road free of cost. Therefore, on the occasion of the”chada-nyi” the villagers shall repair the village road from Khonoma tri-junction near st. Andrew’s Church, Jotsoma till the welcome gate at Tsieyie Dzü stream, science college Kohima road.

However, vehicle carrying school going children and students of Kohima science college, Jotsoma and Sazolie college are exempted during the school and college hours. In case of any other emergencies, commuters may kindly contact JYO volunteers or through the phone numbers provided below.

Further, through this release the JYO would like to inform all the travellers traveling the by-pass road to Kohima or Dimapur that it is the endeavour of JYO to let travellers pass through the Jotsoma area without any trouble or hardship and in this regard, commuters requiring any help, be it mechanical in case of vehicular breakdown or otherwise may kindly contact these numbers. 9612161116, 9436875905, 8119962922 and 7005607282.

The commuters are requested not to litter the roadside especially with plastic waste as the village has been endeavouring to keep the village plastic free. Stated in the press release by JYO President, Khrieto Peseyie and JYO Secretary, Rokozhalie Gwerie.