Monday, April 27, 2020

Pinarayi skips PM's COVID-19 meeting with CMs

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan did not attend the video conference meet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers on Monday on the prevailing COVID-19 situation. "In today's meeting, there was no time allotted for the Kerala CM to speak. Chief Secretary Tom Jose, will be attending the meeting, " said an official. According to sources, Kerala has given its suggestions in writing.

In the last such interaction Kerala was given the opportunity to speak and today states which are not speaking have been asked to give in writing what they wish to say, sources said.

Prime Minister Modi is interacting with Chief Ministers, via conferencing, on the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country.

Today's meeting comes just a week ahead of the scheduled ending of nationwide lockdown on May 4. 

Image: Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa attends the video conference meeting of Chief Ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Pic: ANI

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