Due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown called to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Meghalaya‘s 2,192 citizens including students and working people are stranded in different parts of the country.

“This is the number that we have till today, and many of them have contacted us expressing their desire to return to the state,” said deputy CM Prestone Tynsong.

” However, for their safety, we fervently appealed to them to stay in their respective places till the end of this month,” Tynsong added.

He appealed to the citizens of the state to co-operate and work hard in the next few days to stop the transmission of the coronavirus.

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