8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting with chief ministers, though video conferencing, to discuss the COVID-19 situation. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • On the rising COVID-19 cases in the country, PM Modi said that "a challenging situation is emerging again" 
  • He advised the chief ministers to focus on micro-containment zones
  • He also called for a 'Tika Utsav' to be observed from April 11 to 14 to boost the vaccination drive

22 March
Tirath Singh Rawat (right) took the oath earlier this month after replacing Trivendra Singh Rawat as the chief minister of Uttarakhand. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat on Monday confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19
  • CM Rawat took to Twitter to inform the people about his COVID-19 test report
  • He has isolated himself and is under the observation of doctors

9 March.Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
The central leadership of BJP recently sent two of its national observers to Uttarakhand for mapping the political situation in the state. (Photo credit: Twitter/@drdhansinghuk)

  • Dhan Singh Rawat is a native of Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand
  • He entered the state legislative assembly for the first time in 2017
  • Raway currently acts as the Minister of State (Independent Charge), overlooking sectors such as higher education, cooperatives and dairy