COVID-19 test ahead of Nagaland Legislative Assembly one day session

Ministers/Advisors/MLAs and the Officers and Staff of the Assembly Secretariat to undergo COVID test ahead of one day NLA session on July 30

Kohima, July 26 (NEx): Nagaland Legislative Assembly, to conduct COVID-19 test for all the Hon’ble Ministers/Advisors/MLAs and the Officers and Staff of the Assembly Secretariat, ahead of one day session on July 30, 2020.

A press release from Commissioner and Secretary, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Dr. P J Anthony said that, to facilitate this process, the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat in consultation with the Civil Secretariat, has made necessary arrangements for the convenient testing of everyone involved.

Accordingly, sample collections of all the Hon’ble Ministers/Advisors and the MLAs and their supporting staff who will be accompanying them for the Assembly Session will be done starting from 12:00 Noon on July 26, 2020 at the State Banquet Hall, Old Chief Minister’s Bungalow, Kohima. They are requested to avail this facility according to their convenience between 12:00 Noon and 04:00 P.M. on July 26, 2020, said the release.

It further stated that all concerned are to avail the specially arranged facility on 26th, 27th & 28th July, 2020. On July 26th, 2020, the facility can be availed between 12:00 Noon and 04:00 P.M. On July 27th & 28th, 2020, the facility will be open from 09:00 A.M. to 02:00 P.M., only at the Assembly Secretariat.

Hon’ble MLAs and Officers & Staff of the Assembly Secretariat residing within the Assembly Complex, including the Legislators’ Home, and coming to the Secretariat from different parts of the State can provide their samples at the special facility arranged within the Assembly Complex. The facility can be accessed from the Entry Gate No. II to the Visitors’ Gallery to the Assembly.

Hon’ble MLAs stationed in other parts of the State and their supporting staff accompanying them to the Assembly Session may get themselves tested at the designated facilities closer to their place of stay and carry the reports with them.

To pre-empt the situation of too many persons crowding around the Assembly Secretariat premises, the Hon’ble Speaker also directed that the Hon’ble Members may come accompanied by their drivers and one Security guard only, except in the case of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister and the Hon’ble Leader of Opposition.

The Civil Secretariat will be making its own arrangements for the testing of the AHODs/HODs assigned to attend the Session, and the persons accompanying them. The testing of the escorts and others accompanying the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Speaker and the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister will also be taken care of by the Civil Secretariat.