The Nagaland government on Sunday said movement of people and vehicles is not allowed since the state is under lockdown and the sealing of the state boundary has not been lifted.
Additional chief secretary and commissioner Sentiyanger Imchen directed the deputy commissioners of the state for strict compliance of the order.
The order follows lifting of sealing of inter-state boundary by the Assam government on Saturday for return of the people of the state stranded in other states of the Northeast.
Imchen said according to an order by chief secretary Temjen Toy on Saturday the state was still under lockdown and sealing of state boundary yet to be lifted.
According to reports, hundreds of people from other states stranded in Dimapur are applying for fitness certificate from the district surveillance unit for Covid-19 since Saturday to move to their states after the Assam government opened its borders.
Reports said about 100 people from Assam, who were stranded here since March 24, crossed over to Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Sunday.
The Karbi Anglong district administration was reportedly arranging transport to take back the people.
A district health official was quoted as saying on Sunday, “We have already issued over 500 certificates since yesterday and many more have applied today.”
He the health teams were sent to the government relief camps to facilitate smooth passage of those wishing to go to Assam.
“Two teams have been sent to Chümoukedima and one each to the State Stadium, Youth Hostel, and to the Newfield and Dillai inter-state check posts,” he added.