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Nagaland issues fresh SOP for returnees and travelers entering the state

The government of Nagaland has issued fresh Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in the state for returnees and travelers entering the state. According to the new SOP, any returnee/traveler will be permitted to enter the state, subject to normal Inner Line Permit (ILP) restrictions wherever applicable, through Dimapur by train, air or by road through New Field Check Gate and Dillai Gate, through Khuzama in Kohima district by road, through Tsutapela and Watiyongpang in Mokokchang district by road, through Naginimora and Tizit in Mon district by road and through Bhandari in Wokha district by road.

The SOP further states, entry into the state through any other route, or by any other mode of travel will not be allowed, except under special circumstances with the approval of the Home Department.


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It also states that the provision for issue of e-pass stands discontinued and there will not be any requirement of obtaining the same by any person entering Nagaland.

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