GUWAHATI: Meghalaya government has to open places of worship by the first week of October if the COVID19 situation improves in the neighbouring state.
A meeting of all faith organizations was held on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong in presence of Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling.
Following the meeting, Sangma said, “The state government has decided to re-open places of worship in Meghalaya by the first week of October if the COVID19 situation improves. A committee comprising of members from faith organizations headed by the Chief Secretary will be constituted to revisit SOPs to be put in place for the same.”
In Meghalaya, the total active cases recorded at 1433 till Monday evening.