IMPHAL: Under the initiative of the Torban Kshetri Leikai Development Committee, a new body named “Combined Covid-19 Fighting Team, Torban Kshetri Leikai Gram Panchayat” was formed at a function held on Monday which was attended by representatives of South East Youth Organisation (SEYO), Pebiya Pandit Leikai Youth Development Organisation (PPLYDO), Athletics Sports Association (ASA), Monkhanglambi Modern Club (MMC) and Young Women Welfare Association (YWWA).
Zilla Parishad Member Seram Neken, ex-Pradhan Longjam Sunil, Ward Members Laithangbam Sasikanta, Maibam Lekhajit, Nk Khamba and Thoudam Amuba were also present at the meeting.
Seram Neken, Zilla Parishad member and Longjam Sunil, Ex Pradhan of Torban Kshetri Leikai Gram Panchayat have been elected as Chairman and Convenor of the newly formed body.
The newly formed ‘Combined Covid-19 Fighting Team’ declared an immediate ban on all kinds of liquor vendors and sale of other substances that can be abused within the jurisdiction of Torban Kshetri Leikai Gram Panchayat. It also resolved to enforce strict compliance of guidelines prescribed by the government for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
The team appealed to the local people of the Gram Panchayat to strictly follow social distancing, to compulsorily wear face masks, and also to keep the body neat and clean by way of regular hand washing and sanitisation. All entry points to the Gram Panchayat area will be monitored and visitors will be sanitised at five different points.
Unnecessary loitering or roaming in the Gram panchayat areas have been banned with immediate effect.
In view of the alarming increase of infected persons in and around the Torban Kshetri Leikai Gram Panchayat, the Combine Covid-19 Fighting Team has opened helpline numbers for any related information of the needy citizens.