When the entire state is eyed at the District of Dima Hasao for the much publicized multi-crore scam, the people of district are forced to suffer a lot as the development has come to grinding halt.
The Haflong- Silchar road which is considered to be the prime means of communication between Barak Valley and Brahmaputra valley is in dilapidated condition for alleged wanton earth cutting in the name of BG construction. The people traveling by the road are compelled to take risk of their lives. Though the distance from Haflong to Silchar is only 111 KM but it takes ten to twelve hours to reach Silchar.
A stretch from Retzoul to Harangajao, which was re-aligned for the BG construction, is in more precarious condition. Traveling by this road has become dangerous journey for the people. The road condition has also cast an impact on the prices of essentials. The cost of essentials at Haflong is skyrocketing on the plea of bad road condition.
People termed N. C. Hills as the ‘no communication hills’ while holding the government of Assam and the district administration of Dima Hasao sole responsible for their sufferings. They questioned why the Deputy Commissioner of Dima Hasao district who did not take any steps for the development of this district