Each and every party worker of BJP must ensure that they reach the home of the person coming back from other States even before the person actually arrives, so as to sensitise the family members regarding importance of social distancing and home quarantine in order to check spread of corona pandemic. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the BJP officer bearers of Mandi Parliamentary Area through video conference from Shimla today.
Chief Minister said that the State Government has made elaborate arrangements to bring back the people of Himachal Pradesh stranded in other States, as per the directions and guidelines of Union Ministry of Home Affairs. He said that State Government had already appointed adequate number of supporting officers to the Nodal Authority to coordinate movement of the migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons both within and outside the State. He said that although this has caused increase in number of corona positives cases in the State, still it is the moral responsibility of the State Government to bring back the students, workers and other people of the State stranded in different parts of the country.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the party workers must keep a close vigil on the persons who had returned from other States and persuade them to strictly follow the norms of home quarantine. He said that it was the duty of the workers to motivate the family members to ensure complete social distancing. He said that the others should also be asked not to attach any social stigma on the person kept under home quarantine. He said that the BJP workers must also ensure that the person entering their village do not jump quarantine.
Chief Minister said that the BJP workers have made tremendous contribution in distributing Modi Ration Kits and face masks to the people. He said that as many as 1,02,039 families were provided these ration kits and over 18 lakh face mask were also provided to the people. He said that people should also be motivated to down Arogya Setu app on their mobiles.
Jai Ram Thakur said that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the country was effectively fighting the corona pandemic. He said that it was due to his farsightedness that the cases in India were mush less than in developed countries.
Member Parliament Mandi Ram Swaroop Sharma, Organising Secretary Pawan Rana, General Secretary State BJP Rakesh Jamwal and other also shared their views on the occasion.