Belagavi: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai categorically said that preventive and precautionary measures to check the spread of the Covid – 19 pandemic will be implemented in a phased manner without affecting the economy of the common people.
Speaking to mediapersons at Suvarna Soudha here on Monday December 26, he said that the State Cabinet discussed the Covid – 19 pandemic and decided to discuss with Technical Advisory Committee members to create awareness among the people, ramp the booster dose, tests for ILI & SARI cases, make mandatory wearing masks inside and public as well implement other preventive steps in a phased manner.
When asked about issuing separate guidelines for New Year celebrations, the CM said like previous years, this year also there will be certain rules. In the wake of the rise in Covid cases, some more points will be added to the existing guidelines. However, precautionary measures will be implemented in stages without affecting the daily activities of citizens and the economy.
Bommai said that the Government wants the ongoing Belagavi session to be fruitful and meaningful. Issues pertaining to the North Karnataka region must be discussed for a long time. The Opposition parties are going to discuss many issues and the Government is ready to debate or discuss anything.
Leaves for Delhi
Last evening CM left or New Delhi for discussion on several issues which has been incomplete. Therefore the BJP National President J. P. Nadda had called a meeting again. All issues including preparation for the coming Assembly polls, Cabinet expansion, and filling up of vacant ministers posts came up for discussion. However, he returned to Belagavi to attend the Legislature Session on Tuesday December 27.