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Assam PHE minister Rihan Daimary on Wednesday called for a unified fight against COVID-19.

Daimary said this while attending a meeting with various organizations in the Baksa deputy commissioner’s office at Mushalpur Wednesday.

It is worth mentioning that after lifting of some restrictions in third phase of nationwide COVID-19 lockdown near about 15000 people of Baksa district including students and workers engaged outside the state registered their names expressing willingness to comeback their respective homes.

In this context, minister Daimary said Baksa said that as in this district does not have too many government institutions to keep these large numbers of people in quarantine from the side of administration.

So he appealed to the organizations attended in the meeting to help for the quarantine of these people in clubs, community hall etc in their locality at their disposal.

He also requested organizations to create awareness among the villagers at local level not to panic on this.

Baksa deputy commissioner Ranjan Sharma who chaired the meeting also said the administration will encourage students will get the priority to come back home while others will follow phase wise.

Baksa till date has a total of 500 quarantine beds ready for use.

The leaders of various organizations also expressed their views and advice and assured their full co-operations to fight against the global menace.

Later minister Daimary visit the 350-bedded Kharuwajan’s Integrated Textile Parks quarantine centre to take stock of related medical facilities.

Those attended the meeting included representatives of local units of ASSU,ABSU, AAJYSP,ABMSU, Madahi, Adibasi students Union etc along with MLAs of Tamulpur, Barama and Chapaguri constituencies, SP and ADCs.

Rinoy Basumatary

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