National Conference Provincial President, Devender SinghRana has taken exception to establishment of a quarantine centre at GovernmentHigher Secondary School, Kandoli Nagrota, saying creating such a facility athighly congested square, a nerve centre of eight panchayats, will create problems for the people.
"We appreciate the need for establishment of such facilitiesin order to fight corona virus but hope discretion to be applied by sparingsuch of the areas, which are in the midst of thick populations, havingpotential of disturbing normal life", Rana said in a statement, adding that thequarantine centre could be considered at some other place in the periphery,outside the residential area.
Rana said the people of Nagrota have been extremelycooperative in assisting the administration in services for the overall good ofthe people but this step could jeopardize public safety.
He lauded the good work been done by the administration inits serious effort to combat coronavirus and hoped the concern of the people inthis regard will be taken into consideration. Being centrally placed, theschool periphery is connecting point to several villages and thus inappropriatefor being used as a quarantine centre.