Lockdown may extend for 14 days, 10 big things about PM Modi’s meeting with Chief Ministers
PM Modi has indicated that the lockdown can be extended till 30 April. Along with this, the possibilities of extending it beyond 30 April have not been ruled out.
Coronavirus India Updates: PM Modi held a meeting with chief ministers on Saturday through video conferencing regarding the coronavirus. In the meeting, most of the Chief Ministers advocated increasing the lockdown. At the same time, PM Modi indicated to increase the lockdown by two weeks. In the pictures of the meeting, Prime Minister Modi was discussing with the Chief Ministers wearing a white mask during the dialogue. Chief Ministers involved in the dialogue included Captain Amarinder Singh of Punjab, Mamta Banerjee of West Bengal, Uddhav Thackeray of Maharashtra, Yogi Adityanath of Uttar Pradesh, Manohar Lal of Haryana, Chandrashekhar Rao of Telangana, Nitish Kumar of Bihar and heads of several states including. PM Modi has indicated that the lockdown can be extended till 30 April. Along with this, the possibilities of extending it beyond 30 April have not been ruled out
Important things about PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with Chief Ministers
PM Modi said in the meeting, “ While talking about the lockdown, I said – Jaan hai to Jahan hai. When I had given a message to the nation, I had initially emphasized that to save the life of every citizen, following lockdown and social distancing is very important. Most of the people of the country understood this and lived in their homes and fulfilled their responsibility.
The Prime Minister said, ‘We all tried to save the lives of the countrymen following this mantra. And now for the bright future of India, for prosperous and healthy India, life is also necessary, attention on both aspects is necessary.
PM Modi said, ‘When every person of the country will fulfill his responsibilities, taking care of both the life and the world, and will follow the guidelines of the government and the administration, then our fight against Corona will become stronger.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, after talking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conferencing with Chief Ministers of other states, tweeted that the Prime Minister has taken the right to increase the lockdown.
Prime Minister Modi told the Chief Ministers, “The next three-four weeks will be very complicated to decide the effect of the steps taken so far to stop the spread of coronavirus.”
After the meeting, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said, ‘The Prime Minister has said that the increase of lockdown is inevitable, guidelines for implementing it for the next 15 days will be issued in a few days.’
After the meeting, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said, “In the meeting held through video conferencing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Chief Ministers were of the opinion that the lockdown should be extended till April 30, which Modi also supported.
At the meeting, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee raised the issue of interfering in the work of governments on behalf of some governors and deputy governors and urged the Prime Minister to ‘control’ them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed the situation arising out of the Coronavirus crisis in a video conferencing with the Chief Ministers of the states, urging most states to extend the lockdown by two weeks. Government sources said, “Most states requested to extend the lockdown two weeks and the government is considering this request.”
To deal with the Kovid-19 crisis, Prime Minister Modi announced a nationwide lockdown of 21 days last month, which is till April 14. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, in a meeting of Chief Ministers of various states with Prime Minister Modi on Saturday, suggested increasing the lockdown by at least two weeks.