HAFLONG, Jan 12 - Demanding a train from New Haflong and the revival of �Heritage line�, the people of Dima Hasao submitted a representation to the General Manager of NF Railway through the Deputy Commissioner of Dima Hasao, Amarendra Barua, recently.
They appreciated the efforts of Railway to run BG fast passengers train in between Guwahti and Silchar. However, they claimed that the people of Dima Hasao were not at all benefitted in terms of accommodation from the train communication since the train was originating from Silchar or Guwahati.
Though the major portion of Lumding-Silchar BG section falls in Dima Hasao, but the people would remain deprived of train communication.
Moreover, as the BG line has left out the old MG section from Mahur to Harangajao, at least 260 villages of the district are badly affected socially and economically as the villagers were solely dependent on the MG rail communication.