PM dials up 7 CMs to know ‘situation’ in their states

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a meeting with all the floor leaders of various parties in the Parliament on COVID-19 via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Apr 8, 2020. Also seen Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, MoS External Affairs V. Muraleedharan and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the Chief Ministers of seven states over phone, here on Sunday, about “situation” in their states.

These Chief Ministers are Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Sarbananda Sonowal (Assam), Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Andhra Pradesh), K. Chandrasekhar Rao (Telangana), K. Palaniswami (Tamil Nadu), Jai Ram Thakur (Himachal Pradesh) and Trivendra Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand).

The Prime Minister, it’s believed, discussed about coronavirus and its handling, flood situation and other issues with them. He talked about state-specific concerns with them, according to sources.

As of today, India has 3,73,379 active Covid-19 cases. Tamil Nadu is one of the key states where Covid-19 is spreading rapidly.

Both Assam and Bihar are facing floods.

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