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Covid-19 lockdown: PM interacts with CMs; discusses staggered exit strategy

Among those present at the virtual meet, included Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and top officials from the PMO and Union Health Ministry

Video conference meeting of Chief Ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Covid-19 | Photo: Twitter/ ANI
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Video conference meeting of Chief Ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Covid-19 | Photo: Twitter/ ANI

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with chief ministers to discuss the situation arising due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country, which has been under lockdown since March 25, amid indications that the interaction would also focus on a graded exit from the ongoing lockdown.

This is Modi's fourth such interaction with state chief ministers since March 22 when he first spoke to them on the coronavirus situation and steps taken -- both by the Centre and the states -- to contain the pandemic. Two days later on March 24, Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown. He

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 12:47 PM IST

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