Stranded state natives urged to establish contact
IMPHAL, 26th Apr: Praising the initiative of the state government to bring back Manipuri citizens stranded in other states due to lockdown to check Covid-19 spread, BJP Sagolband Mandal president Dr H Ruhikanta Sharma has informed that anyone stranded in other states or their parents from Sagolband Assembly Constituency can contact helpline numbers 9436292457, 9862492127, 7005445331 and 9856183361 for assistance.
According to a release by BJP Sagolband Mandal, an executive meeting of BJP Sagolband Mandal was held on Sunday and it hailed the effort of government and other frontline workers including doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, Home Department, essential service providers, NGOs, print and electronic media and volunteers for their contribution towards tackling the pandemic.
On the other-hand, Wangjing Tentha MLA Paonam Brojen Singh has urged locals stranded in different parts of India to contact him on his whatsapp number 7085825400 so as to arrange their transportation to Manipur. He also asked the stranded locals to contact him by sending detailed personal particulars including name, address, home and present address along with their mobile number within April 29.
Meanwhile, Marup, Puthiba Welfare & Cultural Society, Abhoynagar, Agartala, Paona Brajabashi Foundation Tripura and Sudha Ganga Women Social Organisation, Agartala extended help to six students and two elders from Manipur who are stranded in Tripura.
The eight are informed to be putting up at Mass Hotel, Radhanagar in Tripura.
Takhel Leima Tengbang Lup, Tripura has also presented edible items to the stranded Manipuris.
One of the stranded students, Ronald Longjam from Nongpok Inkhol, Wangkhei AC informed that they are facing immense hardships due to the lockdown and their financial condition is not sound at present.
Manipuris who are staying at Mass Hotel are from Awang Potshangbam, Khumbong, Kwashiphai, Moirang Thangjing Mamang Leikai, Sabungkhok, Pungdongbam and Nongpok Ingkhol. They have requested the Manipur government to make arrangement for their return to the state.