On the situation arising out of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a mega opposition outreach called several opposition leaders, former Prime Ministers and former Presidents .
Among the leaders Modi spoke to were Dr Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Pranab Mukherjee.
Sources said Modi also called up various leaders, including Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav of the Samajwadi Party, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Dravida Munnetra Kazagham’s M K Stalin and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal.
Modi spoke to former president Pratibha Patil and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda to discuss issues related to the deadly COVID-19.
The prime minister will also interact with floor leaders of various political parties via video conference on Wednesday.