Lockdown Can Be Extended For Two More Weeks Across The Country
Lockdown extended till 30 April in Maharashtra, School closed in West Bengal till 10 June.Lockdown extension: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with the Chief Ministers of all the states, it is almost certain that the lockdown released in the country to curb the coronavirus will not be abolished and will be extended for two weeks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can declare it at any time.
However, there is no program for PM Modi's address to the nation on Saturday. On Saturday evening, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced to extend the lockdown till April 30. Similarly, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to keep the school closed till June 10.
Earlier, after a four-hour meeting with the Chief Ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that PM Modi has taken the right decision to increase the lockdown. That is, a decision has been taken to increase Lockdown in the meeting, just the official announcement remains.
It is believed that the country will have to remain in Lockdown till 30 April.
PM said - 3-4 weeks is very importantIn the meeting, PM Modi told the Chief Ministers that the next 3 to 4 weeks will prove to be very important to prevent the coronavirus in the country. The impact of the steps taken so far will also be seen further. He gave the teamwork formula to face this challenge.
Many states had already expressed their intentionLet us tell you, the current lockdown of 21 days is coming to an end on 14 April. Even before the lockdown was over, some states had extended it and some had expressed their intention to extend it to the Center.
CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray addressing the State https://t.co/vkTgkJqohP— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 11, 2020
At the same time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also said on different occasions that the 21-day lockdown will not be enough. The lockdown has been extended in Odisha and Punjab.
The government believes that this time the public is ready for lockdown. Because of the situation, in many places, the public is also demanding to increase the lockdown.
In many places, the situation has improved due to the lockdown. While the lockdown was not seriously followed, the coronavirus cases have increased.