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Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State govt to launch 'I am responsible' campaign, says Uddhav Thackeray

09:45 PM Feb 21, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

In the wake of rising Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray addressed the people of state on Sunday.

The CM said that 'Mi Jababdar' (I am responsible' will be launched and he expects that the public will cooperate. He said "We should initiate Mi Jababdar campaign to curb infection. This will include use of mask, sanitizer, social distancing at all times."

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People should follow 'Mi zababdar' campaign, he said.

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Thackeray on Sunday said that in view of the rising COVID-19 cases, religious, social and political gatherings will be prohibited in the state from Monday.

He also appealed the public to wear masks and maintain social distance in order to avoid another lockdown in the state. "The decision to implement another lockdown lies in the hands of public," he said.

Also Read: Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Lockdown will be imposed if COVID-19 norms not followed, says Uddhav Thackeray

The CM will seek reply in next eight days on whether to impose another lockdown in state. "Those who do not want will follow norms and those who want will wander without mask" he added.

"This is called social responsibility. In the last few days, several of my colleagues have tested positive. I have given instructions that official meetings will now be conducted through video conferencing only," he said.

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