Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on April 11 informed that no complete lockdown will be imposed amid COVID cases continue to surge in the state. "There is no shortage of oxygen. 4,000 Remdesivir injections are already available and 5,000 injections will arrive today. We are observing Tika (vaccination) Utsav in the entire state. No Lockdown will take place in Madhya Pradesh," he said. Madhya Pradesh has reported over 4,900 cases on Apr 10.
Amid increasing COVID-19 cases in state, Madhya Pradesh government has announced lockdown in all urban areas starting from April 09, 6 pm to April 11 6 am. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, "For cities where cases have increased, appropriate action will be taken after meeting of crisis mgmt group. We're making containment areas in big cities." The state has reported 4,043 fresh COVID-19 cases and 30 deaths.
As the coronavirus cases rise in Madhya Pradesh, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a roadshow to raise awareness over COVID appropriate behaviour in Bhopal on April 05. During the roadshow, CM Shivraj appealed to the people to wear masks. MP has reported over 3,300 fresh COVID-19 cases on April 05.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on April 19 announced that 121 fast- track courts has been sanctioned for Bengal for sexual offences against children in West Bengal. "Been writing to Mamata Banerjee for her consent but all went in vain. You're a woman CM. What's the problem with fast-track courts for sexual offences against children?" Law Minister asked. "Fast-track courts established across country for fast-tracking cases of sexual offences against children, wherein Centre provides 50% funds and remaining states do. 121 fast-track courts sanctioned for Bengal, there has been no response from CM Mamata," he added.
BJP national president JP Nadda held a roadshow in West Bengal's Birbhum on April 19. He held roadshow in Sainthia. However, COVID norms were flouted during the roadshow. Despite surge in coronavirus cases, huge crowd gathered there. Today, India reported over 2.7 lakh new positive cases of COVID-19.
Amid shortage of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients in Madhya Pradesh, Reliance Industries Ltd sent oxygen from its refineries to the state on April 17. Tanker carrying 30 tonnes liquid Oxygen arrived from Gujarat's Jamnagar. Thanking Reliance for the gesture, MP Minister Tulsi Ram Silawat said, "We thank Reliance for providing us with liquid oxygen in the time of distress."
Amid COVID-19 crisis, Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav informed that open-book exams will be held for final year students of Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes. "Amid increasing COVID cases, there will be open-book exams for final year students of UG and PG, just like it was during 1st and 2nd-year exams. There won't be any exam in college. We expect to continue with normal routine in July." COVID cases are on uphill in Madhya Pradesh. Currently there are 63,889 active cases in the state.
Amid election season in West Bengal, bombs were hurled at BJP's camp office and residence of party workers in Panihati last night. BJP candidate from Panihati constituency, Sanmoy Banerjee alleged TMC workers for the incident. He said, "TMC people have resorted to these attacks as they know they are losing the polls. Police are acting as mere spectators." The eight-phased Bengal elections will conclude on April 29.
The Election Commission placed a 24-hour campaign ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 12. The poll body said that the Trinamool Congress chief had issued 'highly insinuating and..
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