Newdelhi:27/4/20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a video conference with State Chief Ministers to discuss various aspects relating to the COVID-19 situation. Issues related to graded exit from the ongoing lockdown were understood to have figured in the discussion. Among those present at the interaction include Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
The chief ministers who attended the meeting included Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi), Pinarayi Vijayan (Kerala), Uddhav Thackeray (Maharashtra), E K Palaniswami (Tamil Nadu), Conard Sangma (Meghalaya) Trivendram Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand) and Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh).
In his monthly radio address ‘Mann ki Baat’ yesterday, the Prime Minister said the country is in the middle of a war and asserted that people have to continue being careful and take precautions. His note of caution came amidst gradual exemptions being granted by the Centre and States to revive economic activities. Centre and the States have been giving gradual exemptions to boost economic activities and to provide relief to people.