Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday that the COVID-19 lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of novel coronavirus will be lifted on April 15 and asserted that a mechanism should be evolved to ensure crowding doesn’t take place, else all efforts will go in vain.
Holding discussion with Members of Parliament from the state through video-conferencing, the chief minister sought their suggestion for smooth movement of people and services after the coronavirus lockdown period.
“So, I want that we evolve a mechanism, and for this, I would invite your suggestions,” he said.
Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey, who attended in the video conferencing, told PTI, “We spoke with the UP chief minister and he told us about the work done and steps taken by the state government during the lockdown. The video conferencing continued for nearly an hour.”
He said the MPs praised the chief minister for the good work done by the state government. “We are doing all our work, while adhering to the coronavirus lockdown,” he said.