Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

Kolasib NGOs to block Mizoram�s lifeline

By Correspondent
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo

AIZAWL, June 5 - Joint NGOs of northern Mizoram�s Kolasib town has decided to impose an indefinite blockade on National Highway 54, the lifeline of the State, from Tuesday, in protest against the transfer of a surgeon from Kolasib district hospital. They are demanding revocation of the transfer order.

Earlier, on Thursday and Friday, the NGO committee had imposed a strike on all government offices in Kolasib town near the Assam border.

Meanwhile, the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee media cell has appealed to the NGOs to withdraw the blockade. �Shortage of doctors is a common problem in all government hospitals in Mizoram,� it said. �The government has been taking utmost efforts to mitigate the shortage of doctors. It is in the process of appointing 26 doctors by June 13,� it added.

Meanwhile, the Kolasib district magistrate has ordered closure of all wine shops within Kolasib district from June 6 until further notice to prevent untoward incidents.

Next Story
Similar Posts
Kolasib NGOs to block Mizoram�s lifeline

AIZAWL, June 5 - Joint NGOs of northern Mizoram�s Kolasib town has decided to impose an indefinite blockade on National Highway 54, the lifeline of the State, from Tuesday, in protest against the transfer of a surgeon from Kolasib district hospital. They are demanding revocation of the transfer order.

Earlier, on Thursday and Friday, the NGO committee had imposed a strike on all government offices in Kolasib town near the Assam border.

Meanwhile, the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee media cell has appealed to the NGOs to withdraw the blockade. �Shortage of doctors is a common problem in all government hospitals in Mizoram,� it said. �The government has been taking utmost efforts to mitigate the shortage of doctors. It is in the process of appointing 26 doctors by June 13,� it added.

Meanwhile, the Kolasib district magistrate has ordered closure of all wine shops within Kolasib district from June 6 until further notice to prevent untoward incidents.