COVID-19: Uddhav chooses outdoor meeting with officials

Mumbai, Mar 26 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday met senior bureaucrats on the lawns of his official residence Varsha to review the measures being taken to contain the spread of coronavirus.

According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), Thackeray met the officials in an outdoor setting instead of holding a meeting with them in an air-conditioned room.

The officials were seated at a safe distance from one another, following the precautionary measures taken against coronavirus, the statement read.

The meeting was attended by Mumbai municipal commissioner Pravin Pardeshi, chief secretary Ajoy Mehta, CMO principal secretary Ashish Kumar Singh, apart from Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anil Parab. PTI MR ARU ARU