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Manipur floods: Public holiday declared on July 4

The Manipur government appealed to the general public to stay indoors and not to move out except in case of emergency to enable the authorities in carrying out the rescue and relief works smoothly.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Jul 2024, 2:50 am

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The Manipur government has declared a public holiday for the second consecutive day on Thursday in the state owing to the prevailing flood situation due to heavy rains.

As per the latest notice issued by Deputy Secretary, General Administration Department, Government of Manipur, Angom Heera Singh on Wednesday, all Government Offices including Public Sector Undertakings/Corporations/Autonomous Bodies/Societies under the Government of Manipur as well as Banks, Financial Institutions and LIC, etc, located in the state will remain closed on Thursday.

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It appealed to the general public to stay indoors and not to move out except in case of emergency to enable the authorities in carrying out the rescue and relief works smoothly.

However, departments involved in rescue and relief operations and essential services namely, Home, Police, Fire Services, District Administration, Relief and Disaster Management, Power, Health and Family Welfare, PHE, Water Resources, PWD, GAD, CAF and PD, MI, Forests, LDA, etc., will remain a working day, it asserted. Moreover, Officers/ employees of all the other Departments must also be available on phone call for any eventuality, it maintained.

The same is issued by orders and in the name of the Governor in continuation of the government order of even no dated July 2, declaring July 3 as Public Holiday, with the approval of the Competent Authority, it mentioned.

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