Dimapur, April 3: Nagaland Governor RN Ravi briefed the President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today on the status of COVID-19 related situation in Nagaland.
The briefing was a part of discussions the President and the Vice President held with the Governors, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of states and Union Territories.
The President expressed concern over two incidents, the gathering of migrant workers in Anand Vihar and congregation of Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, both in Delhi, that caused a set back to the efforts.
The President also expressed concern over sporadic attacks on the health workers and police personnel in some parts of the country. He whole-heartedly endorsed the Prime Minister’s appeal today to all citizens to observe the collective solidarity of the people against the pandemic at 9 p.m. on April 5. He urged the people to celebrate the forthcoming festivals at their homes only.
The Governor informed the President how the lockdown in Nagaland is near total with popular support. He highlighted that the health workers in the State were doing their best with the available resources.
The Governor praised the religious leaders for encouraging the people in observing social distance, crucial to containing the spread of the pandemic. He thanked the President and the Vice President for offering their good offices for all possible assistance to the State in the fight against COVID-19. (Page News Service)