Bhubaneswar: The Odisha chief minister, Naveen Patnaik, will give an important video message for the people of the State soon after the cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

The State cabinet will meet today at 10.45 am. For the first time the cabinet meeting will be held through video conferencing.

The chief minister will give a video message to the people of the State at 11.30 am, soon after the cabinet meeting.

Even though the agenda of the cabinet meeting has not been circulated to the ministers, it is expected that the chief minister is going to announce another dose of relief to the people of the State.

As the 21 days Lockdown period is coming to an end on April14, and there is an pressing need to extend the period, the chief minister will try to assuage the feeling of the people who have been giving full support to the government in containing the spread of the deadly virus.