prime minister narendra modi

The challenges of model land leasing act and how to protect the interest of small and marginal farmers were also taken up for discussion in the meeting.

Various strategies to bring investments into India in a fast-track mode and to promote Indian domestic sectors were discussed.

Irrfan Khan was regarded as a fine actor by fans and critics alike with critically acclaimed films like 'The Lunchbox' and 'Paan Singh Tomar' to his credit.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani updated the Prime Minister about Covid-19 testing rate in the state and also elaborated about treatment of Corona patients in the state.

This was the fourth such interaction of the Prime Minister with the Chief Ministers, the earlier ones had been held on March 20, April 2, and April 11.

Prime Minister said that we have to give importance to the economy as well as continue the fight against COVID -19.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has also mooted to continue with the lockdown after May 3 with relaxations on activities in the districts which have not been affected by COVID-19.

Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh GC Murmu and R K Mathur respectively are also at the meeting.

"In over-enthusiasm, there should be no negligence at the local level or elsewhere. We will always have to remain cautious. And, I will reiterate, always maintain a safe distance and keep yourself healthy," said the Prime Minister.

"I extend many felicitations to all the followers of Lord Basaveshwara in our country and the world on his birth anniversary."