Umbrellas supplied to ensure social distance

News Desk: In Mizoram, Assam Rifles provides umbrellas to ensure social distance. According to officials, Assam Rifles have been distributing umbrellas in an innovative attempt to follow social distancing by people, the Central paramilitary to economically weaker sections of society and senior citizens in Mizoram.

On Saturday, an Assam Rifles official said the troops distributed umbrellas in Ngopa, Mimbung, Kawlbem, New Vaikhawtlang and Hnahlan villages in Aizawl district, keeping in view the impending monsoons and to curb the spread of COVID-19.

An official release said, “The residents have been urged to use umbrellas voluntarily at public places which would automatically ensure social distancing without any conscious effort.”

In this pandemic the new initiative by Assam Rifles was appreciated by village authorities and the residents as well.

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