Srinagar- At a time when District Development Commissioner Srinagar is appealing all to follow quarantine protocol and is claiming that all the required facilities have been put in place at quarantine centres, Srinagar Mayor says he doesn’t agree with quarantine protocol.
Taking to twitter, Srinagar Mayor Juniad Azim Mattu said that he received distress messages about the requirement of sanitary supplies at quarantine facilities. “I don’t and won’t agree with the quarantine protocol or policy,” he said added that this quarantine protocol won’t stop him helping his students and he will arrange and sent sanitary supplies to every facility free of cost.
Have received distress messages about requirement of sanitary supplies at quarantine facilities. I don’t/won’t agee with the quarantine protocol/policy BUT that doesn’t stop me from helping our students. I’m arranging and sending sanitary supplies to EVERY facility free of cost.
— Mayor of Srinagar (@MayorofS) March 22, 2020
Earlier Matuu had asked administration not to invent crisis and violate World Health Organization guidelines. He had criticized en-mass quarantine of students returning from Bangladesh in an un-scientific manner.
In response to facilities being provided to those quarantined, District Development Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Chowdary said that they are trying their best and request people to help them improve instead of spreading false narratives.
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