Coronavirus: Assam CM talks to his Meghalaya counterpart over phone.

Guwahati, April 18: Sonowal urges Sangma for hassel-free passage through Meghalaya. Given the situation created by the outbreak of novel Coronavirus across the country and its fallout in North East, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal spoke to his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma over phone and urged him to ensure hassle-free transportation of the vehicles carrying essential commodities from Guwahati to Barak Valley and vice versa through Meghalaya.

He said that since vehicles carrying essential commodities for the locked-down Barak Valley pass through the territory of Meghalaya, a helping hand from the authorities of Meghalaya enables the State government Assam to reach out to the people of Barak Valley faster.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Sangma assured Sonowal of taking adequate steps for ensuring the seamless transportation of essential commodities through Meghalaya without any disruption.

Both the Chief Minister also talked about the situation created by the corona pandemic and steps taken by both the neighboring states to contain the outbreak.