They lived for days at quarantine centre, a banyan tree

Seven migrant workers, who came back home to West Bengal’s Purulia district from Chennai amidst the Coronavirus-induced lockdown, perched themselves on a banyan tree to remain in quarantine, in the absence of separate room for self-isolation in their small huts. After several days in their ‘temporary home’, the workers were on Saturday ordered to come down by the local administration.


ସଙ୍ଗରୋଧରୁ ଦୂରେଇ ରହିଥିବା ଆଇଏଏସ୍‌ ଅଧିକାରୀ ନିଲମ୍ବିତ

କରୋନା ସନ୍ଦିଗ୍ଧ ଜନୈକ ଆଇଏଏସ୍‌ ଅଫିସରଙ୍କୁ କ୍ବାରାଣ୍ଟାଇନ୍‌ରେ ରଖାଯିବାର ନିର୍ଦ୍ଦେଶ ଦିଆଯାଇଥିବା ବେଳେ ଏହାର ଅବମାନନା କରିବାରୁ ତାଙ୍କୁ ନିଲମ୍ବନ କରାଯାଇଛି । ଆଇଏଏସ୍‌ ଅଧିକାରୀ ଅନୁପମ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କୁ ସଙ୍ଗରୋଧରେ ରହିବା ପାଇଁ ନିର୍ଦ୍ଦେଶ ଦିଆଯାଇଥିବା ବେଳେ ଏହାକୁ ଅବମାନନା କରି ଉତ୍ତର ପ୍ରଦେଶ ଯାଇଥିଲେ । ଉତ୍ତରପ୍ରଦେଶରୁ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କୁ ଅଟକ ରଖାଯିବା ପରେ ତାଙ୍କୁ ସରକାର ନିଲମ୍ବନ କରିଛନ୍ତି । କୋଲ୍ଲାମ ଜିଲ୍ଲାପାଳ ବି ଅବ୍‌ଦୁଲ୍‌ ନାସାରଙ୍କ ରିପୋର୍ଟ ଆଧାରରେ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କୁ ନିଲମ୍ବନ କରାଯାଇଛି ।

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