Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting West Bengal on Friday to address poll meetings as he will be chairing high level meetings here to review the prevailing COVID-19 situation.
Modi tweeted that, ’Tomorrow, will be chairing high level meetings to review the prevailing COVID-19 situation. Due to that, I would not be going to West Bengal’.
BJP decided to call off all big political meetings and rallies in view of rising COVID-19 cases and restrict its campaign to a maximum of 500 people in the state, Modi’s proposed meetings for Saturday were clubbed with his Friday campaign.
Opposition leaders have been critical of the BJP for the big rallies of its leaders at the time of surging COVID-19 cases.