Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend the nationwide lockdown till April 30. The three-week lockdown is due to end on April 14.
It may be recalled that Odisha was the first state to extend the lockdown till the end of April, two days ago.
According to CMO, the other important points made by Patnaik during the Prime Minister’s video conference with the state chief ministers are:
* Commercial flights and passenger train services should not start till April 30.
* Agricultural and allied activities, including MG NRGES, should be operational maintaining social distancing.
The CM also also said that people from Odisha, stranded in other states, should be taken care of by concerned states.
“Our state will continue to coordinate. Our state will also continue to take care of workers from outside who are in Odisha,” Patnaik assured the PM and other CMs.