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Ration provided to residents living under containment zones

Sunday, Aug 09, 2020 14:45 [IST]

Last Update: Sunday, Aug 09, 2020 09:15 [IST]

Ration provided to residents living under containment zones

SANJAY AGARWAL
RANGPO: SLA Speaker L.B. Dashas taken an initiative to provide ration and essential items to the needy families residing in containment zones of Chanatar and Majhigaon under Rangpo Nagar Panchayat area. He is also the area MLA.
A total of 22 such families would be provided the ration relief under the supervision of Duga BDO I.B. Chettri, CLC president Hari Dangal, ward councillors and party functionaries. The first phase of distribution was undertaken today wherein the needy families were provided with rice, pulses, oil and vegetables.
The east district administration has notified Chanatar and Majhigaon as containment zones after several Covid-19 cases were reported. Due to the containment, residents have not been able to go outside to work and buy essentials.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi