Home NATION Minister stopped from Entering Village under “Mera Gaon, Corona Mukt” Campaign; Minister...

Minister stopped from Entering Village under “Mera Gaon, Corona Mukt” Campaign; Minister Lauds Villagers Initiative

While reacting to this villagers' act, the minister said that he is content that villagers are cautious from COVID-19 pandemic, and he is happy that villagers are beware of the situation. He said that their act shows that they are aware of Corona Virus and its impact.

0
SHARE
Dhabli Village Mera Gaon, Corona Mukta
Image from Dhabli Village's Entry Point (Image tweeted by DM)

A bunch of villagers from Dhabli village of Indore district in Madhya Pradesh showed determination to prevent a Minister, District Magistrate and a former MLA from entering their village on Monday, May 10. The villagers cited increasing cases of COVID-19 in the village and in the country while blocking the entry of the minister as well as his companions.

On Monday, Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister, Tulsi Silawat, had gone to the village Dhabli along with DM Manish Singh and a former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Rajesh Sonkar on Monday. The residents of the village stopped the entry of the delegation citing “Mera Gaon, Corona Mukt” campaign where the villagers are not allowing any outsider to enter the village, nor anyone in the village to go out of the village.

While reacting to this villagers’ act, the minister said that he is content that villagers are cautious from COVID-19 pandemic, and he is happy that villagers are beware of the situation. He said that their act shows that they are aware of Corona Virus and its impact.

ALSO READ:  India-China ties are 'extremely consequential', important to reach some kind of 'equilibrium', says S Jaishankar - India News , Firstpost

“We are setting up COVID care centres in 313 gram panchayats of Indore. Villagers restricted us from entering the village. This is good as this indicates they have become aware of the spread of this infection.” said Silawat to news agency ANI.

The minister also said that his government is running Kill Corona campus to prevent the rapid spread of COVID in the villages. He said that they are distributing medicines and carrying out a wide testing campaign to keep the lethal virus at bay.

ALSO READ:  Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire: Several Stories emerge from the Whole Horrifying Episode

“COVID-19 infection is on the rise in rural areas and to prevent this we are running ‘Kill Corona’ campus. Under this, people are being made aware of the infection. We are distributing medicines and testing them under the campaign,” Silawat was quoted as saying in an ANI news report.