At the least 445 individuals from numerous states are stranded in Mizoram because of the nationwide lockdown that started from March 25 to comprise the unfold of novel coronavirus, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga mentioned on Thursday.

He mentioned the stranded persons are lodged at numerous reduction camps and the state authorities was offering all doable help, together with meals.

Zoramthanga mentioned lots of of Mizos are additionally stranded in several elements of the nation because of the ongoing lockdown.

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He mentioned that his authorities is in shut contact with the opposite state governments to provide humanitarian help to the stranded Mizos as per the Centres directive.

The chief minister expressed an apology to the Mizos, who stranded within the Northeast, for failing to convey them residence because of the extension of nationwide lockdown.

Earlier than the extension of the nationwide lockdown, the Mizoram authorities had determined to make elaborate association to make sure the return of these Mizoram residents, who’re stranded in several elements of the Northeast area.

“Though we’ve got deliberate to convey again the Mizos stranded within the Northeast when our authorities introduced the extension of lockdown on April 13, we couldn’t execute the plan as a result of the Centre prolonged the nationwide lockdown until Could 3 and prohibited inter-district and inter-state motion,” he mentioned.

Urging the stranded Mizos to remain the place they’re, Zoramthanga mentioned the state authorities would make effort to take again all of the stranded state residents as soon as lockdown is over and normalcy returned within the nation. 

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