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Dimapur, March 27: Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio has appealed to Chief Ministers of others states for safety and protection of people from Nagaland stranded in other states.
In a letter addressed to his counterparts in other states, Rio stated that the 21 days lockdown of the country was drastic but a welcome step in the direction of fighting the COVID-19 together as a nation.
However, the CM raised concern over the safety and protection of Nagas stranded elsewhere.
The CM assured that steps are being taken to ensure that people from other States residing in or visiting Nagaland are safe and protected. Likewise, Rio requested his counter parts to take care of people from Nagaland who may be stranded in their respective States and could be in need of food, accommodation or medical assistance.
The CM also appealed to his counter parts the need to guard against any instances of discrimination or profiling on account of race, religion or region.
Principal Director, School Education Shanavas IAS (Contact no: 8732893116) has been assigned for necessary monitoring and coordination with other States. The CM’s office will also be available for any further assistance in this regard. (Page News Service)