Nagaland

Samaritans bring hope during Covid-19 lockdown in Nagaland

(District Administration with civil society giving relief at Dimapur on April 7, 2020)

Dimapur, April 8 (NE): A huge round of applause to people of Nagaland during the crisis created out of Covid19 pandemic as declared by WHO, when several individuals and organizations has come out for underprivileged in making humanity alive through the provision of daily needs.

As per reports from various districts of Nagaland, with the initiative of respective district administrations, the needy and less privileged are provided relief in the form of essential commodities. In Dimapur, with active role by likeminded organizations, the district administration is continuously feeding many people who are in need from day one.

It must be more than a week now, quoted a citizen who is part of the humanitarian cause for the fooding program. It will be continued until a solution comes in, added the source. With sudden happenings of unprecedented lockdown, many are unable to move around.

(Food packages kept at designated areas in Kohima)

In another such stories from Kohima, a group has been leaving food packages in designated areas in Kohima for the past three days. Items include rice, oil, dal, potatoes,etc packed nicely and kept with a bill board message saying, “Kindly take one and keep the rest for next,” and “The needy may take it” -Courtesy of MH/10. Its learnt that MH/10 indicates Minister Hills Quarter Number 10, allocated to Minister for H&TE, TA, Shri Temjen Imna Along.

As a whole, it will take time to subdue the current crisis in an amicable way, which needs both state including Government of India into confidence. The Government of Nagaland on the other hand has taken much measures to ensure a Covid19 free state in India. It will be another good news for the state as two Laboratories for Covid19 testing are going to be set up at Kohima & Dimapur on a war footing very soon.

Nagaland with the support from every citizen will come out successful if we listen and obey the advice of government and health & family welfare department. Government on other hand will not leave any stone unturned to make the state Covid19 free.

It is important to note that this crisis sees both the Government and the public taking its role hand to hand and side by side. This is just two among the many stories of help and provision reaching out to needy people to comfort them during this difficult time.