Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot will be in self quarantine, postpone all meetings for a month


Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has decided not to hold meeting for a month and postponed all the lined-up meetings for a month beginning from Wednesday.

The decision came on Tuesday night, after around 40 employees in the Chief Minister’s residence and office were found COVID-19 infected. The list also includes the police and Rajasthan Armed Constabulary (RAC) personnel, who were associated with the Chief Minister’s security.

Gehlot said, ‘following the norms of social distancing and health protocols are the main measures which can fight the spread of Covid-19. This infection can be controlled by protecting ourselves’,

Further in the statement he said, ‘For this reason, on the advice of doctors, I have decided not to meet anyone for the next one month. However, I will participate via video conference for matters to discuss good governance’.

The Chief Minister appealed to the people of the country to wear masks, keep social distancing, avoid crowds, keep social interactions to a minimum, leave home only when necessary and cater to all other health protocols with full responsibility.

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