Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, NCP chief to meet to discuss Kovid-19 situation – Mumbai News

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On Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and NCP chief Sharad Pawar held a review meeting on the state's Kovid-19 situation.

This was the third meeting between the two leaders on the issue in the last eight days.

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The NCP tweeted that Maharashtra unit head and state water resources minister Jayant Patil, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut and chief secretary Ajay Mehta were also present.

The meeting took place after Raut met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari earlier in the day, describing the Raj Bhavan's statement as "courtesy call".

The NCP chief is pushing for resumption of economic activities in phases and resumption of road transport within the state.

Pawar is urging dialogue with businessmen and experts to boost imports, exports and internal shipping.

As of Friday, Maharashtra has 44,582 Kovid-19 cases, and 1,517 people have died from the infection, the highest in both the countries.

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