As per reports, when vehicles carrying chicken arrived inside the secretariat premises, people gathered to buy their share of meat and in the process violated all the norms of social and physical distancing.
“The violation of social and physical distancing norm in the secretariat complex is unfortunate,” said Sadhana Deori, the secretary of general administration.
“These vehicles were specially brought in for the government employees who do not get enough time to buy the essentials for their family,” Deori added.
“These employees are engaged in performing their duties without any failure during this crisis hour,” she further said.
“It is unfortunate that the norms were violated,” she reiterated.
“Everybody should understand the importance of social distancing as each one of us is equally responsible,” she further said.
“We all should cooperate in the fight against COVID-19,” Deori added.
She further said that the protocols and the guidelines set by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) are for the betterment of every individual.
“Each individual should follow these guidelines and also educate others so that everyone remains safe,” she added.
This is not the first time that social distancing norms went for a toss in Arunachal Pradesh as earlier people thronged in large numbers to buy fish.
In the process of buying the best fish available in the market, every social distancing protocol was broken by the people.