Centre releases fund for temporary solution to Assam-Agartala NH road

At the meantime the North Tripura DM Sandeep Mahatme visited NH-8 (44) to inspect the condition of roadway there.

In demand National Highway renovation, common people have already met Governor Tathagata Roy and urged him to take a control over the situation.

Due to National Highway’s deplorable condition Tripura is suffering from acute petrol crisis. Supply from neighboring Assam by tankers has almost stopped due to dilapidated condition of the NH 8 (44) in Assam-Tripura border.

‘No petrol, No diesel’ signs and long queues of bikers waiting for several hours has now become a common scenario in Tripura. The National Highway is the sole route which connects the state to the rest of the country.