Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai said on Tuesday that Raj Bhavan’s doors are kept open for the people who is need of need of shelter or assistance due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Anyone can reach out to me over the phone. People can take shelter at the Raj Bhavan. We are ready to provide assistance to those distressed due to the pandemic,” he told PTI.
“We had provided shelter to several students and teachers who were stranded in Mizoram due to the coronavirus- induced lockdown. We had facilitated their return to their homes,” Pillai said.
Five students and teachers hailing from other states stayed in the governor”s residence for a week in May, a Raj Bhavan official said. They could not pay hotel bills as they fell shortage of money.
At the same time, Pillai lauded Mizoram government for cooperation in fighting against the pandemic.
“Mizoram’s is a regimented society. Civil society and churches are very cooperative with the government,” he said.