Shillong: Mawsynram MLA, HM Shangpliang has criticized the State Government in the Assembly for their neglecting the land owners and those who take care the root bridge. Specially the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) for appointed Sanjiv Shankar from Hyderabad as the expert for this.
Bring the attention of the house yesterday during Zero Hour Notice, HM Shangpliang said, “The MBDA has bye-pass the land owner and the village that are responsible for maintaining the root bridge”
“The MBDA has pay Rs. 200 per head to the peoples to attented the meeting convinced by them” Said the Mawsynram Legislator, this kind of attitude can’t be accepted.
The root bridges has almost 100 in numbers in Khasi and Jaintia hills which falls under five block i.e. Amlarem, Pynursla, Laitkroh, Mawsynram, and Shellabholaganj.