IMPHAL, June 7: A suspension bridge on the Chamu River at Chalou village, under Chingai sub division, Ukhrul district was today inaugurated by Brig Narendra Kumar, DIG 17 AR in a simple function held this afternoon.
The Ukhrul district, Deputy Commissioner, Ashok Kumar who presided over the function praised the nearby villagers, contractor involved and the personnel and officers of 17 AR for timely completion of the bridge.
He further stated that due to want of contractors, the construction of the bridge has been delayed, however after the project had been allotted to the present contractor, the bridge has been completed.
Narendra Kumar, DIG while speaking on the occasion stated that the completion of the bridge will help villagers of 11 villages including that of Chalou village in maintaining the contact between the villages.
He further expressed his gratitude to the contractor Amarjeet; commandant of 17 AR and the nearby villagers for the timely completion of the bridge.
Nearby villagers also expressed their gratitude to all concerned including the 17 AR and contractor Amarjeet for the completion of the bridge.