Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah and senior officials today and discussed about the coronavirus lockdown.
Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, the country’s top bureaucrat, and other top ministers were also present in the meeting.
Amit Shah conversed to various Chief Ministers through video call and collected the feedback on a plan, after lockdown 4.0 ends on Sunday.
All Chief Ministers have given their views on how can we move forward with the lockdown. Over the last few days, the Prime Minister’s Office has also reviewed the entire lockdown period and the number of virus cases and deaths.
In the meeting, the Home Ministry requested to analyse inputs from various sectors and states.
According to the media sources, there are some states have already extended the virus lockdown, due to the increase in the COVID-19 cases.
And Karnataka has demanded the reopening of religious centres, but the government replied that religious places and gatherings are strictly banned, because huge crowds and challenge attempts to enforce physical distancing.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, after his conversation with Mr Shah, claimed a possibility of the lockdown being extended by two more weeks.