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3000 stranded people in Kohima to go home on Thursday


Kohima, May 6: So far around three thousands stranded people have registered with the Kohima district administration for homeward, from tomorrow.
Sources said around three thousand stranded people, mostly students have reported to the district administration today at the public ground for registration. The State Government has arranged buses to ferry the stranded people to different districts from where local administration would make necessary arrangements to facilitate them to reach their home.
Till date the State Government has arranged 51 buses of Naga State Transport (NST) and buses from the Nagaland Secretariats. Buses will start ferrying stranded people from tomorrow till May 9.
Authorities are also issuing permits to private vehicles that are stranded in Kohima.
The Government has also arranged buses for stranded people from Assam and Manipur and for which screening was carried out and fitness certificates were issued to them. Over three thousand people from Assam have registered to go home. Some Buses for Assam and Manipur have left today with stranded people.
There are reports of several people left for Assam by foot.
All arrangements are being made through a “Facilitation Cell” set up at the ground.
For the last more than a month State Government has been extending assistance to stranded people in the State capital. Apart from Government various organisations have also come forward to extend Good Samaritan hands to the needy people.
The Government is also in touch with the Union Government to bring back home those stranded people outside the State. (Page News Service)