SKM raises concern over rising road accidents, blames poor road conditions

Gangtok, 22 Nov:

Sikkim KrantikariMorcha has raised concerns over rising incidents of road accidents in the State and blamedbad road conditions for the same.

In an SKM press release, the party has alleged that roads are sanctioned and completed in the State with little focus on qualityorexisting norms of construction.

After closely monitoring the situation, the party has deduced that the existing contractor-bureaucrat and Government nexus is the primary reason for such discrepancies.

The release further mentions that people of Sikkim are paying the highest amount of road/transport taxes in the country with zero transparency in place to account for them.