New Delhi: The Trinamool will not participate in the first all-party meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for all the parliamentary floor leaders on April 8. According to reports, the party has already communicated this to the government as the party thinks there is no use of an all-party meeting now while the party (TMC) had urged for the same during the Budget session. Also Read - COVID-19 Can Cause Decline in Life Expectancy Globally

Parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi shot off the letters on Saturday to parties which have more than five members in Parliament for the meeting. The meeting will be conducted through video conferencing. Also Read - 2021 Haridwar Kumbh: In a First, Number of Pilgrims to Be Restricted; Entry Passes to Be Issued

PM Narendra Modi has held video conferences with the CMs of the states taking stock of the situation in each and every state. Trinamool supremo West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee was present in that meeting. Meanwhile, the PM interacted with the sportspersons, addressed the nation thrice — once for Janata curfew, once for the national lockdown, once for the blackout. The party said after all this, now there is no need for an all-party meet. Also Read - COVID-19 Implications: Patients Suffering From COVID-19 Are Facing Cardiac Issues