Itanagar: The Tawang monastery has been shut down to both domestic and foreign tourists till 5 April.
The abbot of the monastery has ordered the complete closure of the monastery’s premises to tourists from 19 March to 5 April.
The monastery has issued a notice stating that the measure is being taken in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Pasighat West MLA Ninong Ering has donated a month’s salary to the Health Department at Ruksin in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh to spend it on Covid-19 prevention activities.
Ering handed over Rs 1 lakh to the Ruksin community health center in-charge of Dr Kadum Jonnom, for purchasing hand sanitizers, masks, and other essential items during his visit to the Covid-19 help center set up in Ruksin on Friday.
He also contributed two bundles of masks for the medical staff and local villagers.