West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is more likely to skip the digital assembly known as by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to debate the continuing Covid-19 scenario within the nation with the Chief Ministers of all states.
Sources mentioned West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay will attend the assembly on Banerjee’s behalf because the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief could be busy campaigning for the continuing meeting elections within the state, as reported by PTI.
Prime Minister Modi is anticipated to debate by way of video-conferencing the continuing vaccination drive in the course of the assembly, which comes within the wake of the steep rise in contemporary Covid-19 infections.
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The Prime Minister had throughout his final interplay with the Chief Ministers on March 17 expressed concern over the rise in Covid-19 instances within the nation and known as for fast and decisive steps to test the rising second peak.
The assembly assumes significance as India registered a report single-day spike of 1,26,789 new COVID-19 instances, pushing the nation’s an infection tally to 1,29,28,574.
Ten states, together with Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab, have proven an increase within the Covid day by day new instances. 84.21% of the brand new instances are reported from these 10 states, the Union Well being Ministry information confirmed.
Maharashtra has reported the best day by day new instances at 59,907 adopted by Chhattisgarh with 10,310 whereas Karnataka has reported 6,976 new instances.