The Arunachal Pradesh government has barred all visitors from entering the State from 21 March.
In an order issued on Thursday, the government said that all visitors/tourist inner line permits stand cancelled with immediate effect.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu in a tweet said that as precautionary measure, Arunachal is closing its door to all visitors in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
He said all inner line permits (ILPs) issued earlier stand cancelled. He said the well-being of the people of the State comes first.
Let us be alert & take necessary precautions.
Washing our hands thoroughly & maintaining personal hygiene can help prevent the spread of #coronavirus.
Together we will overcome this global challenge.
Awareness and self care is the key to fight #CoronaVirus. All resources are being mobilized to prevent COVID-19 in Arunachal. A review meeting today with Speaker @pasang_sona Ji, Health Min @AloLibang Ji, CS and officials from health dept on strengthening our campaign. pic.twitter.com/fYdfhR9ugP— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) March 20, 2020