Prepare plan to run public movement to make people follow COVID protocols: Ashok Gehlot to officials

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September 28, 2020 9:21 AM

Chairing a review meeting on the COVID-19 situation, the chief minister expressed concern over the carelessness shown by people in following COVID-19-related protocols and stressed that the situation can be addressed through a large-scale public movement.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday directed officials to prepare a detailed action plan to run a large-scale public movement to make people aware about following COVID-19 protocols, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

Chairing a review meeting on the COVID-19 situation, the chief minister expressed concern over the carelessness shown by people in following COVID-19-related protocols and stressed that the situation can be addressed through a large-scale public movement.

He asked officials to involve social activists, NGOs, students, teachers among others in the exercise. “It will have to be ensured that no one is without a mask at public places,” a statement quoting him said.

The chief minister suggested that the movement should be led by public representatives and social organisations. Health minister Raghu Sharma, Chief Secretary Rajeeva Swarup, DGP Bhupendra Singh and others were present in the meeting.

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