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May 8, 2017 at 11:49 pm

when government fails to keep its promise, common people take charge always. It is proved by the villagers of Lahari, in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand, India.  This village is 50 km away from  District Hazaribagh. The nearest city is Kodarma.

The road, Lahari to National Highway 2 was very dangerous as it was kachcha road which was almost always under the water. The villagers had to cross Koel River to reach NH 2.

The villagers requested Government to build a 1.5 km road and a bridge over Koel River to communicate Lahari and National Highway 2 since 1996. Ministers came and gone, but the problem wasn’t solved as Ministers failed to keep their promise.

Being tired of false promises, The villagers took charge into their own hand. they started collecting money to build the road as well as the bridge in Feb 28, 2016. They started working continuously in teams of 50 To build 1.5 km road  and managed the whole work in just four months.

The Government’s estimate to complete the project valued at 58 crores was completed in only Rs 50 lakhs at last. Now they are proud villagers.