TURA, July 21 - Rains washed away a vital bridge, connecting several villages between Selsella and Dadenggre blocks of West Garo Hills, disrupting commuting between the two areas.
The Selsella unit of the Garo Students� Union (GSU) has urged the Meghalaya Government to restore the bridge on a war footing to allow local residents to commute in the earlier manner.
According to locals, the bridge was the only connection between Selsella and Dadenggre. After it was washed away over a month ago, people have to travel a long distance to reach places between the two areas.
�Many people � from Phulbari right up to Kalchengpara where the bridge was washed away � now have to travel through Tura and then on to Rongram and Dadenggre. This has made the lives of the people miserable,� said Selsella GSU president Lindrik T Sangma.