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Sonia Gandhi holds virtual meet with CMs of 7 states

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi today convened a virtual meeting with the chief ministers of seven states to discuss various issues of national importance in the wake of the upcoming parliamentary session.  

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren participated in the meeting.

The topics which were discussed included Goods and Services Tax collection, National Education Policy 2020 and JEE and NEET exams, which are scheduled to be held in September.

Concerns were raised over the approach of Centre towards these issues and the participants suggested ways to counter it.

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41 people die after allegedly drinking spurious liquor in Punjab

Forty-one people have lost their lives in Punjab's three districts, allegedly after drinking spurious liquor. The deaths have taken place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe into the matter. Eight bootleggers have been arrested in this case so far.

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