coronavirus impact: Govt will be compelled to take stern action if those who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Delhi do not co-operate: Chandra Mohan Patowary

GUWAHATI: Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Sunday warned those who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Delhi must co-operate and voluntarily contact the district and health officials or else the district administration will be compelled to take stern action against them. Out of 26 confirmed COVID-19 cases in […]

GUWAHATI: Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Sunday warned those who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Delhi must co-operate and voluntarily contact the district and health officials or else the district administration will be compelled to take stern action against them.

Out of 26 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Assam, 25 of them have visited Tablighi Jamaat. The Minister appealed to the people to strictly adhere to the lockdown guidelines and follow the necessary protective measures. He also appealed, “ The people who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat at Delhi must co-operate and voluntarily contact the district and health officials or else the district administration will be compelled to take stern action against them.”

He visited Barpeta district and took stock of the steps and measures by the district administration for prevention of Coronavirus today. In a discussion regarding availability of food and medicines, Deputy Commissioner Munindra Sharma informed the Minister that there is sufficient stock of essential food items and medicines in the district. He also updated the Minister that doctors, nurses and paramedical staff of the district are rendering their services efficiently in fighting Coronavirus.

Patowary also appealed to the people to stay indoors during the lockdown period which will strengthen the united fight against COVID-19.

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