New Delhi: Criticism from all quarters following the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his West Bengal trip on Friday, April 23.
The Prime Minister was slated to address four election rallies ahead of the seventh phase of voting for the West Bengal assembly.
“Tomorrow, will be chairing high-level meetings to review the prevailing #COVID19 situation. Due to that, I would not be going to West Bengal,” the PM tweeted.
Earlier, the Prime Minister chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to review oxygen supply across the nation. Hospitals in several cities have been complaining of dearth of oxygen supply and crying out for help.
Modi directed top officials to work fast on increasing its production, accelerating the distribution and using innovative ways to provide oxygen support to health facilities across the country.