Coronavirus Scare: Weekly Bazaars, Evening Markets Banned In Dimapur
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Coronavirus scare: Weekly bazaars, evening markets banned in Dimapur

By EMN Updated: Mar 21, 2020 11:29 pm

Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): The Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur (DC), Anoop Khinchi, has banned all weekly bazaars and evening markets at various locations in Dimapur district, in the wake of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to a press release issued on Saturday, the DC stated the ban has been imposed as a precautionary measure and in the interest of the public in view of the regulations issued by the Government of Nagaland under Section two, three and four of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897.

The DC further informed that issuance of Inner Limit Permit (ILP), Aadhaar card, ST/IIC/PRC and NOC, search certificate, non-encumbrance and valuation would remain suspended with immediate effect until further notice, the press release read.  He however informed that exceptional cases requiring immediate attention and urgency could send their application/complaints to DC office using “ONLINE SERVICE DESK” (WhatsApp number 6009924366), call up office at 03862-248530 or email to

People have also been requested to extent their co-operation and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Further, in view of the clarion call made by the prime minister of India for ‘janta curfew’ today, March 22 from 7 am to 9 pm to combat the spread of the virus, and to strengthen the fight of the people against it, the DC has appealed to all the citizens of Dimapur district to show solidarity by participating in the curfew; not to move out of their homes, except those associated with emergency and essential services, read the statement.

By EMN Updated: Mar 21, 2020 11:29:54 pm
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