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AASU asks local units to carry out sanitization at public places

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, April 7 - With seven days left for the nationwide lockdown to get over, the All Assam Students� Union (AASU) has asked its district, regional and branch units to undertake sanitization drives with due permission from the administration, especially in the rural and suburban areas, where there is a need to carry out such drives.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the student body said that before the lockdown ends, places like road tri-junctions, chowks and other spots where people gather in groups, must be sanitised.

�Though the State government has made arrangements for sanitization of roads etc., through spraying machines and fire brigade tankers, there are some places in rural and suburban areas were such drives have not yet been carried out. During this hour of crisis, we have urged our units and also active citizens to come forward maintaining norms of social distancing and with due permission from the authorities, to carry out such sanitization drives,� AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath said.

The AASU leader also stated that the student body has carried out several welfare activities during the hour of crisis. �Our units were engaged in providing food, essential items and even arranging medicines in some areas among the needy people. Following the norms prescribed by the State health department, our units have taken steps to help people in need in several parts of the State,� Nath mentioned.

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AASU asks local units to carry out sanitization at public places

GUWAHATI, April 7 - With seven days left for the nationwide lockdown to get over, the All Assam Students� Union (AASU) has asked its district, regional and branch units to undertake sanitization drives with due permission from the administration, especially in the rural and suburban areas, where there is a need to carry out such drives.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the student body said that before the lockdown ends, places like road tri-junctions, chowks and other spots where people gather in groups, must be sanitised.

�Though the State government has made arrangements for sanitization of roads etc., through spraying machines and fire brigade tankers, there are some places in rural and suburban areas were such drives have not yet been carried out. During this hour of crisis, we have urged our units and also active citizens to come forward maintaining norms of social distancing and with due permission from the authorities, to carry out such sanitization drives,� AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath said.

The AASU leader also stated that the student body has carried out several welfare activities during the hour of crisis. �Our units were engaged in providing food, essential items and even arranging medicines in some areas among the needy people. Following the norms prescribed by the State health department, our units have taken steps to help people in need in several parts of the State,� Nath mentioned.