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State has sufficient food stock: Patowary

By ANN Service

PATACHARKUCHI, April 1 - State Industry Minister, Chandra Mohan Patowary has asserted that the State has enough stocks of essential commodities and there is no shortage of any food item at present. While reviewing the situation about the preparedness of fighting COVID-19 at Pathsala yesterday, he said that the State Government is closely monitoring the situation and the goods-laden trucks stranded along the border would be brought soon.

During his visit, he held a marathon discussion with the senior officials of the State Government, senior citizens, which was also attended by Deputy Commissioner, Barpeta, Munindra Sarma, MLA Patacharkuchi LAC, Pabindra Deka, SDO (Civil) Nayanjyoti Bhagabati, Himangshu Kumar Das, DTO. In this context, he informed that some relaxation would be made to transport the essential items. He also appealed to the people to maintain social distancing to prevent spread of novel coronavirus.

The meeting was also attended by Nagen Choudhury, president of Bajali district BJP, Dr Sudhin Patgiri, SDM & HO, Giridhar Choudhiry, president of Bazar Committee, Dr Hitesh Pathak, veterinary officer, BJP leader Phani Pathak, Jiten Talukdar, secretary of Bazar Committee etc. They also exchanged views with the Minister. The people also urged for the development of government heath centres located at various parts of the subdivision like Patacharkuchi, Baghmara, Nityananda etc.

Meanwhile, Pabindra Deka, MLA of Patacharkuchi also held another meeting with the public at Baghmara. The MLA underscored the need for generating awareness among the people on novel coronavirus. The Pathsala Bazar Committee also contributed an amount of Rs 50,000 to the Assam Aarogya Nidhi.

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