Nagas from Gujarat and Maharashtra reach Dimapur
Dimapur, June 9 (EMN): A special Shramik train with a total of 943 Nagas from Gujarat and Maharashtra arrived at Dimapur railway station on June 9 at 1 am.
The returnees comprised of 357 passengers from Dimapur, 91 from Tuensang, 73 from Mon, nine from Longleng, 45 Kiphire, 63 from Phek, 57 from Zunheboto, 41 from Mokokchung, 41 from Wokha, 67 from Peren, and 99 from Kohima. The returnees were received at Dimapur railway station by APC and in-charge of Covid-19 activities for Dimapur Y Kikheto Sema, secretary of Food and Civil Supplies Honje Konyak, DC Dimapur Anoop Khinchi, Commissioner of Police Dimapur Rothihu Tetso, CMO Dimapur Dr. Tiasunep and other government officials, a DIPR report stated.
The report stated that returnees from Dimapur district were transported to Agri Expo site, which was followed by filling up of forms and medical screening before sending them to eight designated quarantine centres.
Returnees from the rest of the districts underwent thermal screening at the Dimapur railway station and were transported to their respective districts after giving food packets and a bottle of water.
99 returnees reach Kohima
A total of 99 returnees from Gujarat and Maharashtra reached Kohima, who were received at the reception centre at IG Stadium, Kohima, on June 9. The returnees, which included 35 male and 64 female, were screened and sent to government quarantine facility centres at Kohima, the report stated.
On their arrival, the reception committee led by its co-convenor and ADC Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa, along with medical team received the returnees at the venue, who came in six NST buses from Dimapur.
68 returnees reach Jalukie
Peren district administration along with Medical department, police personnel, DPRO staff and JAC members received three buses carrying 30 male and 38 female returnees from Gujarat and Maharashtra at GHSS ground, Jalukie town, on June 9.
On their arrival, the returnees were screened after which they were shifted to quarantine centres. District administration also distributed beddings and other essential items to the returnees including gift hampers by BBBP Peren.