Lockdown extended till 3 May in India: PM Modi

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Lockdown extended till 3 May in India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi in his addresss to the nation on Tuesday morning extended the nationwide lockdown till 3 May, 2020.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his address of the nation on Tuesday morning at 10 AM as the complete lockdown of the country ends today after 21 days. He said that India is doing well to tackle the coronavirus nation. He thanked people on the frontline of the Covid-19 battle. The integrated approach adopted by India has been able to contain the impact of coronavirus or else India would have met the same fate as some of the developed countries of the world. India has got a huge benefit by following ‘social distancing’. He also mentioned that though it might have cost our economy, but saving lives was most important at the first stroke.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is a country of festivals, referencing the various New Year festivals across states. “In the shackles of lockdown, the people of the country are following the lockdown with utmost patience, and are celebrating with simplicity, which is highly inspiring,” he says.