NEW DELHI: High Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a new spherical of consultation with chief ministers on systems to red meat up the Covid-19 containment approach and stepping up of business actions in a calibrated manner because the 54-day nationwide lockdown nears an live.
Right here’s what the chief ministers told the PM for the interval of the meeting:
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray strongly sought extension of lockdown asserting it’s a long way impossible to bear spread of the virus with out continuation of the lockdown restrictions,
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee demanded that the lockdown wants to be extended and on the the same time complained that there ought to not be politics with states whereas handling the crisis. She suggested that country wants to fight unitedly.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that economic actions wants to be allowed to resume within the national capital, excluding in containment zones.
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said every convey is going via assorted challenges and desires to be given the freedom to construct cheap adjustments to the pointers relating to to the lockdown.
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami antagonistic resumption of passenger assert and air companies within the convey until May perchance well also unbiased 31 and sought more PCR kits from the Centre to ramp up the continuing aggressive attempting out.
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh pitched for the extension of lockdown, but with a fastidiously crafted exit approach backed by economic empowerment of states to keep lives and true livelihood.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot demanded a blanket ban on motion of oldsters from Crimson Zone to Inexperienced Zone
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his convey will make contributions to the country’s GDP immensely with true yield of wheat cleave.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaiak didn’t depend upon extension of the lockdown but suggested that there wants to be a large lockdown principles with states having discretion to place in power them in decentralised scheme. He also suggested that the assert motion wants to be allowed after consulting the convey governments.
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani suggested that metro companies wants to be resumed in safe areas, which have not reported any infections.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao antagonistic resumption of passenger assert companies and said allowing them would end result in motion of oldsters and pose complications in attempting out and quarantining them.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said the Centre ought to enable convey governments to think on red, inexperienced, orange zones per severity of the
relate in areas underneath their jurisdiction.
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