Yesterday we reported Kohima being unveiled as the latest entrant to the Smart City club much to the delight of the Naga people. However that is not all as the Centre has sanctioned two road projects in Nagaland worth Rs 340 Crore. And if that is not enough, the state is all set to get it’s own high court. Nagaland presently has a Bench of Guwahati High Court.
A press release from the CMO said that the Central Govt has sanctioned Rs 340 crore for Dimapur-Chumukedima and Kohima Check Gate to Lerie Highway while the Ministry of Law and Justice has assured Chief Minister T R Zeliang to consider establishment of a separate High Court in the State.
CM Zeliang led a team of ministers to Delhi wherein they apprised Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and apprised him the need for a separate high court for Nagaland.
The Union Minister on his part gave Zeliang a patient hearing and assured the Chief Minister that he would take up the matter for consideration of a separate High Court for the state on a priority basis.