GUWAHATI: Assam Governor Professor Jagdish Mukhi took stock of the prevailing situation of the State as Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met him in the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The CM apprised him of COVID-19 situation in the State along with Baghjan gas well blow out incident and the prevailing flood situation.
In the approximately 30 minute long meeting, as the Governor wanted to know the likely cause of the current spike in coronavirus positive cases in the State especially in Guwahati city, Sonowal drew the attention of the Governor to different measures particularly locality based lockdown clamped in the city. He also said that the government is maintaining strict vigilance over the situation and will take appropriate steps seeing the development over the next one week.
The Chief Minister also apprised the Governor of the Baghjan incident and said that sustained efforts are being continued on 24x7 basis to put a cap on the blow out areas. On being asked about the reported tremor around the areas of fire incident, Sonowal informed the Governor that a study has been ordered as North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat is conducting an in depth study with the with help of IIT-Guwahati to find out the probable cause for the tremor.
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