The Nations President in his second address towards the people of India regarding the pandemic announced a lockdown for 21 days.
As the novel virus’s spread increases rapidly, the Indian government is taking serious measures to keep it under control. The Prime Minister of India addressed the people of the country by 8’o clock at night regarding the pandemic. He mentioned many measures for the people to strictly follow.
PM Modi announced a lockdown across the whole country for 21 days. The lockdown begins by tonight midnight and continues till 14th of April. Except for the emergency and few essential commodities and medical supplies all other industries and companies will remain closed. All forms of transportation has been suspended for the next 21 days.
People were advised to follow the lockdown strictly to avoid the spread of virus. All educational institutions were closed and the examinations has been postponed. All forms of works has been stopped for the time being.
PM Modi proclaimed the importance of social distancing saying that it applies even to the Prime mInister. He also said that we are under a crucial situation and these 21 days lockdown must be followed strictly inorder to fight against the pandemic that is shaking the whole world.
He also tweeted, “My fellow citizens. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO NEED TO PANIC. Essential commodities, medicines, etc would be available. Centre and various state governments will work in close coordination to ensure this. Together we will fight COVID-19 and create a healthier India. Jai Hind!”