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PM Modi’s address on combating Covid-19: Complete Lockdown in India for 21 Days

Last updated on March 25, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at eight pm on March 24, 2020 on combating coronavirus outbreak in India. PM Modi introduced full lockdown in India to comprise the unfold of Coronavirus in the nation. As per PM Modi, this lockdown can be energetic for 21 days until 14 April 2020.

PM Modi careworn that’s India shouldn’t be capable of comprise the unfold of Covid-19 in the upcoming 21 days of nationwide lockdown, the nation can be pushed again 21 years in each facet.

In his address, PM Modi threw gentle upon the very important elements of the lethal COVID-19 and urged everybody to remain indoors and keep social distancing:

Combating Covid-19

This was the second address of the Prime Minister in final 5 days on Coronavirus, which has contaminated over 470 individuals in India with 9 deaths to date. In his earlier address to the nation on March 19, PM Modi requested the residents to self-isolate themselves and take part in the ‘Janata Curfew’ on March 22, 2020, which was adopted by the residents pro-actively.

The Government has already taken a number of measures to manage the unfold of Covid-19 together with ban on vacationer visas, suspension of railway companies and transport companies and full lockdown in over 500 districts of the nation. Amid Coronavirus lockdown, solely important companies are allowed to function in the nation akin to grocery suppliers, milk distributors and pharmacy outlets.

Let’s now take a look on the current developments in India relating to the Covid-19 virus:

– Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal introduced that no new instances of Covid-19 have been reported in the nationwide capital in final 40 hours. Delhi has been saved underneath full lockdown since March 23, 2020 and underneath Section 144 since March 24, 2020.

– State-wise Curfew has been imposed in Himachal Pradesh.

– Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has introduced a number of financial measures to comprise the impression of Coronavirus on Indian Economy. These measures are suspension of ATM Withdrawal prices and minimal stability norms in Savings Account, ITR Filing date has been prolonged until June 2020, extension of Vivad se Vishwas scheme and several other different measures.

– 32 states/UTs have been imposed with full lockdown together with Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Gujarat, Karnataka, Assam and others.

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