CASE REGISTERED AGAINST TWO FOR DEFYING HOME QUARANTINE AT LAMBAGAON IN KANGRA DISTRICT
BOTH SENT TO QUARANTINE CENTRE ALAMPUR
Dharamshala: A case has been registered against two for defying the home quarantine at Lambagaon in Kangra district and both have been sent to the quarantine centre Alampur. Giving this information, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Prajapati said that citizens from outside states or regions have been instructed to stay in their homes for 28 days and ensure complete compliance of social distance. A provision has also been made to register an FIR against those who disobey these instructions.
Deputy Commissioner said that in Kangra district, a close to 15,000 citizens from outside states or other areas are being monitored and in this regard, the district administration has a complete database of these citizens, which is also made available to the concerned sub-divisional officers and development block officers. He said that these citizens have been instructed to stay indoors for 28 days and to ensure its monitoring, all development block officers have also been asked to send reports regularly from the panchayat level. D C added that Around 19,000 persons also entered the district on and around 24 th March at the start of Curfew. All these 34,000 persons are being monitored.He said that around 30,000 persons applied for the passes to come to Kangra district, 15000 arrived and the rest will come till 3 rd MAY.
He said, “If a person, who have came from outside the district Kangra, he will have to remain inside the house for 28 days (home quarantine). Other members of the house will also be legally responsible , if any person who is in the home quarantine is seen outside the house and a FIR could be registered against them.”
Prajapati said, “ if a person having fever, cough, or respiratory problems reaches any private medical practitioner doctor (Allopathic, Ayurvedic, Homeopathy, Tibetan or any other mode etc.) in district Kangra for treatment, It will be mandatory for the doctor to find that where does he live district Kangra or came home from outside district Kangra. The doctor have to give the information to District Medical Officer, Kangra or on 1077, violation of these orders will be punishable under IPC Section 269 and 270 and Section 51 of Disaster Management Act 2005.”