From Our Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar(Assam),April 10: As many as 42 persons who were quarantined at Srirampur along the inter state border with West Bengal have been allowed to move from the quarantine centre after 15-day stay due to ongoing nationwide lockdown across the country.
There are nearly 400 persons who are presently housed at various quarantine centres set up in Kokrajhar district who were coming from neighbouring states during the lockdown period since 25th March 25.
42 out of the 400 quarantined persons were allowed to move to their respective destinations after completing medical related check -ups and other formalities of the quarantine centres.
Assam Social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma today visited the Srirampur quarantine centre and formally allowed the 42 persons to move from the centre to their respective homes.
Each and everyone person who were released from the centre,were felicitated with a traditional Aronai and Phulam Gamocha before moving to their homes after a 15-day stay at quarantine centres set up by state government.
Majority were from different districts of the state,who all visited in various places of pilgrimages in the month of March and were later stranded at Srirampur due to lockdown declared by government .
They were provided a bus from Srirampur by state government for their onward journey home.
Minister Brahma said that the state government has decided to allow some of the people who completed 14 days of their stay at quarantine centre and accordingly 42 of them were allowed to move out today.