Home Minister appealed to the four parties to ask their workers to help in ensuring the ground implementation of the Delhi government’s coronavirus guidelines.

New Delhi: After an all-party meeting held by Union Home Minister with the leaders of all political parties of the national capital today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that it is time to keep political differences aside and fight the battle against Covid-19. After the all-party meet, he informed that Covid-19 testing in the city will be increased to 18,000 per day in the city from June 20.


The leaders from all four parties – BJP, Aam Aadmi Party, Congress and the BSP attended the meeting. Home Minister appealed to the four parties to ask their workers to help in ensuring the ground implementation of the Delhi government’s coronavirus guidelines. These steps will enhance public trust and the Covid-19 situation in Delhi will improve soon, Shah said.

All parties should forget their political differences and work together for the people of Delhi, he said after the meeting.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi today assured that there will be coronavirus testing for all in Delhi during an all-party meeting to discuss the management of the coronavirus situation in the National Capital Region, which includes Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh and parts of Haryana. Mr Shah said political parties should forget their differences and join hands in the COVID-19 battle of the national capital.

Today’s meeting comes a day Amit Shah after a held a high-level meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, following which he laid out a number of measures to battle the capital’s COVID-19 crisis.

Delhi is the state with the third-highest COVID-19 count after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. The capital’s tally of coronavirus infections has touched 41,182 as the number of deaths due to the disease climbed to 1,327.

Today’s meeting comes a day after he held a high-level meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, following which he laid out a number of measures to battle the capital’s COVID-19 crisis.

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