TINSUKIA: The Doomdooma Press Club (DPC), in consultation with the local police administration, launched a day-long awareness campaign on COVID -19 at Doomdooma town, Rupbon and Rupai Siding area of Doomdooma Revenue Circle on Monday following observation of extensive defiance of lockdown guidelines by a section of people and traders in Doomdooma circle.
During this awareness campaign, the members of the club under the leadership of club president Arjun Baruah and secretary Monoj Dutta, urged the people and the traders to follow the lockdown rules laid down by the district administration and also to follow the COVID - 19 protocol by using loudspeaker mounted on e-rickshaw and through bicycle rally while maintaining social distancing. The DPC members also illustrated the catastrophic consequences of the situation if the community transmission of the virus began. They also urged people to wear masks mandatory, wash their hands frequently and not to venture out of their residences without any concrete reason.
"For the greater interest of the society from now onwards, the members of our club will strictly keep vigilance against those who violate the norms of lockdown and COVID-19 protocol and will urge the police to initiate legal action against them," said Arjun Baruah, the president of Doomdooma Press Club. In the awareness campaign, DPC members Anuj Kalita, Dinesh Goyal and several others participated.