- NET Web Desk
The Meghalaya High Court (HC) on Monday requested the Centre to look into the necessity for construction of roads along the northeastern regions, particularly in hilly terrains.
A two-member bench mentioned that “It is hoped that the Union looks into the demands of northeast, particularly the States with hilly terrain. Citizens’ freedom of movement is a basic right that requires to be realized.”
The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by Arnold G Momin. During the hearing, the northeastern state sought time to approach the Union government or its agencies, requesting for the release of additional funds.
As a result, the bench has agreed to again take-up the matter, three weeks later. The next hearing will take place on September 14.