PM Modi held 66 official COVID-19 related engagements since Mar 2020, highest in April 2021

New Delhi, Apr 30: Between March 2020 and April 2021 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had 65 official engagements exclusively related to COVID-19. These include meetings with the government officials, state chief ministers, foreign leaders such as US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

These would also include addresses to the nation. In April, the PM had the most engagements. There were 21 such engagements and the maximum were in the past two weeks in April. These meetings focused only the second outbreak of COVID-19. This is the highest number of meetings that the PM took part in since March 2020. In March 2020 when the PM announced a nation-wide lockdown, he had held 14 meetings relating to COVID-19.

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