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Plight of a tiny hamlet atop Dima Hasao

A roadless village called Lodi Kachari consist of 41 houses in Dima Hasao district is yet to see the light of development. The villagers had to climb 1748 meters range of Hempeupet Borail mountain to reach the nearest Haflong town as the village is situated on the valley in between Hempeupet Borail mountain and Thumjang mountain.

There are no means of any road-railways communication - Electricity - Medical PHC in the village, the people of Lodi Kachari suffered a lot, said Person Longmailai the Gaon Bora of Lodi Kachari on Monday. The villagers also alleged that they were not provided any Schemes grant from the Council and if the Government does not seek for that very situation then the villagers should have to left the village in coming days.

In fact, the people of Lodi Kachari are the most neglected people of the district, they lamented. It is learnt that they appealed to the Elected Member (EM) of the council to take appropriate steps at the earliest in the district council office at Haflong. The village was burnt down twice during the major conflicts between Dimasa-Karbi (2005) and Dimasa-Zeme Naga (2009), claiming many innocent lives and displacing hundreds.

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