New Delhi, April 9 -- Maharashtra's Uddhav Thackeray urged Centre to dispatch more doses and Punjab's Amarinder Singh sought greater flexibility in deciding eligibility, highlighting issues relating to the coronavirus vaccination during their meeting on Thursday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting was held against the backdrop of an unrelenting build-up of a second wave of infections. The spike has stressed resources in several hard-hit states and in recent days also frayed their relationship with the Union government, with a war of words breaking out this week over vaccine supply.

"We aim to vaccinate 17.70 million people and for this we need 4million vaccines weekly. At this moment, we are facing shortage due to which many ...