Silchar: In an try and ease the issues of Mizoram residents dealing with an acute scarcity of necessities because of the ongoing lockdown of the NH 306, round 3,711 kg of freight have been airlifted from Silchar airport to Mizoram on Monday morning.
A Spice Xpress flight landed at Silchar airport on 08:15 hrs on Monday and departed for Aizawl at 10:00 hrs. The flight flew from Kolkata and returned to the airport after the supply of the entire consignment.
“On 02.08.2021, Silchar Airport Authority helped within the dispatch of 3711 kgs of Cargo by Spicejet flight to Lengpui Airport, Aizawl” a tweet put out by Silchar airport talked about.
Sources near the event knowledgeable the flight loaded items from each Kolkata and Silchar airport and delivered it to Mizoram. Nevertheless, it isn’t clear what materials was flown into Mizoram.
Civil organizations in Barak Valley had introduced an financial blockade of Mizoram following the July 26 violence, which has since been lifted, However truckers afraid of attainable violence have opted to both park their autos close to the border in Cachar district’s Dholai or circumvent the troubled boundary by taking an extended route via Tripura.
The Mizoram residence division on Sunday had written to the Union Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) stating that no autos entered from Assam until date and lots of autos carrying important commodities and medical consignment are stranded at Lailapur-Dholai space.
Nevertheless, officers in Barak valley have again and again maintained that the blockade had been lifted, and no group was attempting to cease truckers or different autos.
Mizoram is now getting its provides delivered via an extended route, traversing via Tripura. Nevertheless, that route was additionally obstructed on Monday by locals at Luairpua, a city close to the Tripura border within the Karimganj district.
Over 100 autos with items, together with important commodities, have been stranded at Churaibari gate, the Assam-Tripura border checkpost at North Tripura district of Tripura and the Karimganj district of Assam.
“We’re obstructing the roads to forestall the products from getting into Mizoram via Karimganj. Tripura authorities, which can be depending on Assam for necessities, shouldn’t assist Mizoram that had killed our police personnel” protestors stated.