Panneerselvam, after meeting Modi, told reporters that the prime minister gave a patient hearing on the steps taken by the state government to check the spread of dengue.
"PM has been apprised about the steps taken by the government and he has ordered a central government's medical team to visit the state to assess the situation," he said.
As part of efforts to control the spread of dengue, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to undertake a 15-day cleanliness drive in the state.
It has warned of action against owners whose unclean premises could lead to mass breeding of mosquitoes spreading the disease.
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