Amid ongoing increase in COVID – 19 cases, PM Narendra Modi to hold meeting with Chief Ministers.
New Delhi: With a drastic rise in the amount of coronavirus cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to hold another round of discussion with the Chief ministers of all the states and Union Territories on June 16 and 17.
While India has gradually, eased the lockdown, the total no. Of cases have crossed 3,00,000, making it one of the most affected countries around the globe.
“PM @narendramodi will interact with state Chief Ministers on the 16th and 17th,” a tweet from the Prime Minister’s office read. The discussion would be held via video conferencing at 3 pm.
Chief ministers of all the states were grouped into two categories, first category comprising of the less affected regions such as Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Goa, Manipur, Nagaland, Ladakh, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadar Nagar Haveli & Daman-Diu, Sikkim and Lakshadweep, would interact with the Prime Minister on June 16.
While the second category comprising of most affected regions such as, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana and Odisha would interact with the Prime Minister on June 17.