Dimapur, May 13 (NE): Due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, more than a hundred people from Manipur were stranded in Nagaland.
Dimapur Rongmei Baptist Church (DRBC) Pastor, Mr. Meingadai Gangmei and Mr. Kasuidi Gangmei took the responsibility and made the necessary arrangements to help the stranded Manipur citizens to go back to their state as entrusted by the authorities.
DC Tamenlong Armstrong and MLA Samuel Jiandai sent 4 buses from Manipur to pick up the stranded citizens from Dimapur.
DRBC Pastor took the responsibility and made necessary arrangements in gathering people from different places of Dimapur by creating temporary whatsApp group to get connected with stranded citizens, collecting detailed information, said a press release from Pastor, Meingandai Gangmei.
On May 10, 2020 at around 8:45 am, 70 stranded citizens were sent to Manipur from Network parking, Golaghat Road under the initiative of the DRBC Pastor.
Before the departure Mr. Meingandai Gangmei, Pastor DRBC shared important guidelines and protocol of COVID-19 and sent them back with a word of Prayer.
On May 11, 2020 at around 4:30 pm, it was reported that all of them reached safe and sound by Gods grace, and they are now in institutional quarantine center at United Builder school, Tamenlong District HQ. Manipur.