No entry of non-Manipuris in Thangmeiband areas: TUC

As a precautionary measure to prevent from spreading of COVID-19 in the locality and in the state, the Thangmeiband United Club has resolved not to allow entry of any non-local coming from other localities for any kind of purpose.

Thangmeiband United Club (TUC) has resolved not to allow entry or taking shelter of any non-Manipuris coming from other localities in Thangmeiband constituency until the ongoing issue of COVID-19 pandemic is solved.

A release issued by TUC on Monday stated that the state government had taken up various measures to control COVID-19 in the state but the cases of the deadly virus are increasing relentlessly. The crucial situation has compelled the local club to take up various possible steps, it added.

It continued that as a precautionary measure to prevent from spreading of COVID-19 in the locality and in the state, the club has resolved not to allow entry of any non-local coming from other localities for any kind of purpose.

While appealing the people not to hire non-Manipuris for any kind of works like construction or pipe fitting, the release stated that to combat the pandemic effectively, there is a need of strong support from the locals of Thangmeiband, women organisations and all the clubs.

The cases of COVID-19 are worsening in the state and every citizen should be responsible enough by strictly maintaining the SOPs to save the people from the dreaded virus, the release added.

First Published:Aug. 10, 2020, 11:54 p.m.