In view of the possibility of the spread of coronavirus in Manipur’s Tamenglong district and taking into account the fact that several people have moved into the district in the last few days from outside, Section 144 of the CrPC 1973 has been imposed in the whole of Tamenglong district from 10.30 am on Tuesday till further notice.
All shops and market establishments were totally closed today and all movement of people, including vehicular movement, was strictly monitored by the police and CRPF personnel.
Under the orders, assembly of four or more persons is prohibited and anyone found violating the orders is liable to be prosecuted under relevant rules.
However, the order shall not apply to government officials involved in the law and order and the maintenance of essential services including media persons.
The district magistrate of Tamenglong, Armstrong Pame, passing the order, stated that the district is very sensitive and if left unchecked the virus will affect the public life.
The prohibitory order was also imposed as there is likelihood of breach of public peace and tranquillity in the district, he added.
In another notification, the deputy commissioner Pame said that in view of the precautionary measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the district, a control room has been set up at the district hospital with the following as the nodal contact officers.
Dr. Guidiathiu, Medical Superintendent, Tamenglong District Hospital.
Contact No: 9436018075/8787674201.
Dr. Rochunlung, District Surveillance Officer (COVID-19).
Contact No: 8413015831
For any further information, people have been asked to contact the district administration and the following officers/persons:
Armstrong Pame, deputy commissioner, Tamenglong
Contact No: 9366085141
Kajaigai Gangmei, ADC/ADM, Tamenglong Contact No: 9612336503
Paul Nangsha, SDC, Tousem. Contact No: 8415957588
Mahesh Hiralal Chaudhari, SDO, Tamenglong. Contact No: 8415067710
Renee Newmai, SDO/Tamei. Contact No: 8414969579
BT Eleazar Kaongam, PA to DC, Tamenglong. Contact No: 7085607344