Don’t open state borders, relax borrowing limits: Chhattisgarh CM to Shah

Chief Minister has urged Union Home Minister not to open state boundaries for now, and also stressed that states should be consulted regarding train and air services amid the Covid-19 lockdown, officials said.

The telephonic conversation between Baghel and Union Home Minister took place on Thursday.

He also appealed to the Union Home Minister to give some relaxations in the borrowing limit of states from 3 per cent of GSDP to 5 per cent under the economic package.

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On Thursday, Shah spoke to Chief Ministers of states to get their views on the enforced to contain the spread of The telephonic conversations took place three days before the scheduled end of the fourth phase of the on May 31.

The was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 to contain the spread of

The fourth phase of lockdown was enforced with some relaxations.

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