PM Narendra Modi will hold talks with Chief Ministers of various states on Tuesday (June 16) and Wednesday (June 17), amidst rising cases of Corona virus in the country. Modi will hold talks with chief ministers, lieutenants and administrators of 21 states and union territories on Tuesday afternoon. These include Punjab, Kerala, Goa, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, North East states and some union territories.
On Wednesday, he will hold talks with the Chief Ministers of 15 states and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. These include Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Karnataka, Gujarat, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
The two-day digital meeting is in between the rising number of Corona cases in the country. More than 11 thousand cases of corona virus were reported in India on Monday (June 14), taking the total number of infected to 3.32 lakh, adding 1 lakh patients since the inception of unlock-1, while the number of dead has risen to 9520 with 325 more deaths.
Earlier on Saturday, the Prime Minister reviewed the steps taken to prevent its spread in areas affected by the Covid-19 epidemic and the roadmap for effective management of the situation. This will be the sixth round of talks by the Prime Minister with the Chief Ministers, before such a meeting was held on 11 May.