By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam) ,May 16: Bodoland Territorial Region (BTC) executive member Daobaisa Boro and UPPL youth members distributed hands sanitizers , masks among to the working journalists at a programme held at Kokrajhar Press Club today.
The distribution was to extend support to the working journalists during the ongoing COVID-19 situation across the region.
BTC executive member Boro said that the BTC administration and UPPL youth wing have come forward to distribute hands sanitizers , masks to media persons who are dedicatedly discharging the duties amid the ongoing COVID-19 situation across the region.
He has lauded journalists for their hard work and dedication while reporting on the COVID pandemic in the state.
He said that BTC administration in concerned about welfare and integration of the journalists who are relentlessly rendering their services during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
He has urged to maintain social distance as well use masks and wash hands to combat the COVID-19 enfluence.
“We must come forward to extend support and help to the journalists for their dedications while reporting about the ongoing COVID-19 situation among the society”, Boro added.
Secretary of Kokrajhar Press Club, Hantigiri Narzary also has extended sincere thanks to the BTC executive member Daobaisa Boro and UPPL youth members for initiating to distribute hands sanitizer, masks among the members of Kokrajhar Press Club during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
He said that journalists of Kokrajhar Press Club are rendering their relentless services amidst the Covid pandemic.
Meanwhile, along with rest of the state, the third phase promulgation of SOP(standard of operating procedure) to combat the COVID-19 situation affected the normal life in Kokrajhar town and it’s adjoining areas in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) administration.
In Kokrajhar town, bazars, markets and shopping complexes wore a deserted look as citizens are abiding by the SOP issued by the Government .
However, citizens have urged the government to extend support towards the welfare among the society during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
All kinds of road communication and markets closed on Sunday from and district wore a deserted look from 12 noon as curfew started .
In Kokrajhar district, till Saturday, the death toll has gone up to 14 with one more patient succumbing to his infections .The deceased has been identified as Gwswkhang Brahma (32) of Bhalukmari.
A total 352 active case has been detected in the district 34 more positive cases detected on Sunday across the district.