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Inter-district travel in Nagaland extended by two days

The notification said there are only people stranded in Kohima and Dimapur among those who have registered so far
Dimapur during the shutdown.

Bhadra Gogoi   |   Dimapur   |   Published 10.05.20, 06:38 PM

The Nagaland government has extended the date for inter-district movement of stranded people from Monday to Wednesday. The state government has allowed inter-district movement since May 7.

In a notification, the government said the people who have registered themselves till May 8 at the facilitation centres will be given preference. It said there are only people stranded in Kohima and Dimapur among those who registered so far. It asked the Kohima and Dimapur deputy commissioners to send buses to the districts equitably and the other deputy commissioners will ensure the returning buses did not carry passengers back to Dimapur and Kohima.

Among the stranded passengers, anybody/groups wishing to travel at their own arrangement and cost are allowed, the notification said. It said the deputy commissioners will issue permits to such vehicles for travel.

Hardware shops: Dimapur deputy commissioner Anoop Khinchi said all hardware shops in the district will be permitted to open from 5am to 9pm on Monday.

In an order, Khinchi reminded that precautionary measures such as hand sanitiser and facilities for hand washing with soap and water for the public and for staff/workers, regular cleaning and disinfecting of the door handles, surfaces and other objects, which are frequently touched by the people, are mandatory.

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