The PM has been speaking to state chief ministers and lieutenant governors of union territories for the last few days to assess the pandemic situation and offer suggestions.
A total of 8,390 people had tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday while 118 more people succumbed to the infection.
Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat said conducting the Chardham Yatra amid the raging COVID pandemic is not possible.
As a study in contrast, he suggested America, so powerful, so much in the forefront of medical services, the country which ruled India for 200 years yet failing to control coronavirus.
Markaz was in a closed hall. All the people slept in a single hall with close contacts. They shared blankets. On the contrary, there are 16 ghats in Kumbh, Rawat said while briefing the media persons.
Speaking at a meeting of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Margdarshak Mandal here, Rawat said he had recently held a meeting with officials to find out how prevalent the practice is in the hill state.
The development came after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat spoke to union home minister Amit Shah.
Rawat had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 22 and had been in self-isolation since then.
The mela area has 11,700 toilets, 6,674 urinals, 157.65 kilometres of roads, a 159-bed hospital with requisite medical staff and various other arrangements including a surveillance system.
Many of them therefore had faulty or no education this partly explains why they treat Hindi as an instrument of defiance and defence instead of the easy-going lingua franca it can be.
Assembly elections in Uttarakhand, scheduled in March 2022, may be advanced to August this year, according to sources in the state government and the BJP.
The chief minister took to Twitter to inform the people about his COVID-19 test report and said he has tested positive for the pandemic but he is alright and has no complications.
He said that the government provided 5kg per person and those with 20 children got a quintal (100kgs) of ration during pandemic times.
But at the same time, he repeated his objection to ripped jeans, saying he has no problem with jeans with but wearing "torn" ones is "not right".
In a statement through a video, Rawat's wife Rashmi Tyagi said that the entire context in which he made the comment is not being described.