The Zeliangrong Baudi, apex body of all Zeliangrong tribes expressed gratitude to Union Minister of Railway, Suresh Prabhu for prompt kind consideration to the demand of introduction of new railway lines from Khongsang, Tamenglong district to Dimapur (BG) Railway lines of Nagaland in memory of Rani Gaidinliu.
In a press release, the body also appreciated general secretary (Administration), BJP Manipur Pradesh Asnikumar; vice-president, BJP Manipur Pradesh Adim Pamei and their colleagues for actively involving in the demand.
The proposed railway project lines would be from Khongsang, Tamenglong Headquarters, Tamei in Tamenglong district to Tening, Peren headquarters, Jalukie, Dimapur (BG) railway line (Nagaland State).
Means of railway transport is better than any other form of transport. The railway transport is the most dependable mode of transport as it is the least affected by weather conditions such as rains fog etc compared to other modes of transport. Railways also perform many public utility services, it maintained.
A committee christened as Khongsang Dimapur (BG) Railway lines Demand Committee (KDRDC) has been constituted to pursue all the necessary matters to the Railway Ministry, and other concerned ministries, Government of India and work towards the realization of the project.
The members of the committee include Adim Pamei (Chairman); Simon Kamei (Vice Chairman); Dr Gairiangmei Maringmei (General Secretary); Lungsi Asen (Joint Secretary); Kuripou Gonmei (Information & Publicity Secretary); Gaikhangdon Pamei (Treasurer); Poudinlung Riamei (Member); Gainithoi Gonmei (Member) and M Phillip (Member).