Dimapur, April 7: While acknowledging the steps taken by the State Government and the administration under lockdown, the Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) has appealed to the district administration to come up with better plans to avoid mad rush in the market places and ATMs as seen when the total lockdown was partially lifted.
It also advised the administration to be prepared and come up with better plans post lockdown to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Towards this end, the DDCF suggested that social distancing should continue post lockdown at least for another month; present system of decentralization of markets in respective colonies should continue with prices monitored and to avoid mad rush in the market and traffic jams, the police to adopt Delhi module of odd-even registration number for vehicular movements on alternate days at least for a fortnight post lockdown.
Giving this suggestions, the forum said, “We do not want to have the same “back to square one” experience after 14th April.”
Meanwhile the DDCF acknowledged the affiliated communities who have extended their help and still doing so, in their efforts to reach out to the poor and needy during the COVID-19 lockdown. It also acknowledged the steps taken by all the other civil societies and individuals who have come forward and are helping the needy who are most affected by the lockdown. (Page News Service)