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Union Cabinet Meeting Physically Today After More Than A Year

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing a Union Cabinet meet on Wednesday, the first physical meeting in over a year.

The Union Cabinet started its meeting at 11 am.

NDTV reported quoted news agency PTI that the last Cabinet meeting held physically was in the first week of April last year when the coronavirus pandemic struck the country.

The Union Cabinet had, however, been meeting regularly almost every week through video conferencing, even during the lockdown.

The Prime Minister will also chair a meeting of the Council of Ministers at 4 pm through video conferencing.

This is the second time in a week that the Council of Ministers will meet after its expansion on July 7, with the induction of 43 new ministers, NDTV reported.

The new Council of Ministers had met on July 8.

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