West Bengal has reportedly not been given any time slot to speak at the two-day interaction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and State Chief Ministers to review the COVID-19 pandemic situation, sources in the state secretariat here said.
On Wednesday, the Prime Minister is slated to interact with 15 Chief Ministers of states that account for the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Most of the states are the worst hit regions in the wake of the reverse migration of daily wage workers.
State government sources said that though West Bengal features in the second list on Wednesday, but no specific time slot has been mentioned for Bengal to put forth its take on the corona pandemic situation.
Prime Minister Modi will also meet 21 Chief Ministers at 3 p.m. on Tuesday via video conferencing to review the situation.