The Prime Minister appealed to states to instill confidence in migrant workers and ask them to stay where they are
In his televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Modi has asked the states to think of lockdown as the last solution. His address comes at a time when India’s COVID-19 numbers have been going through the roof with the health infrastructure stretched beyond its capacity.
On Tuesday, India reported 2,59,170 cases and 1,861 deaths. Maharashtra recorded the highest cases in the country with 58,924 cases and 351 deaths.
Highlights Of PM Modi’s Speech
1) COVID second wave has swept India : PM Modi
2) We are up against a big fight. Challenge is big but we have to tackle it together: PM Modi
3) I share your pain in this pandemic time: PM Modi
4) Salute to our healthcare and frontline workers: PM Modi
5) COVID warriors are working tirelessly to save lives: PM Modi
6) We must not lose our patience : PM Modi
7) Many steps are being taken to boost oxygen production : PM Modi
8) India is lucky to have a vibrant pharma sector. Efforts are on to increase bed capacity. special jumbo facilities are being developed.
9) The scientists worked 24×7 to produce and fast track vaccines in India. We have vaccines compatible with the cold chains. With 2 Made in India vaccines, India is implementing massive vaccination drive
10) More than 12 crore people have been vaccinated so far: PM Modi
11) Govt has come out with new vaccination policy whereby 18 years and above will be vaccinated from May 1: PM Modi
12) Our endeavor is to save lives and the economy shouldn’t be affected. : PM Modi
13) Appeal to states to instill confidence in migrant workers and ask them to stay where they are: PM Modi
14) Present situation is different from 2020. Improved health infra to fight COVID in short time: PM Modi
15) With the participative approach we can win the fight against the virus. I appreciate several organizations who are helping the needy: PM Modi
16) Request youngsters to form committees and encourage COVID appropriate behaviour in their localities so that the question of containment zones, lockdown doesn’t come up : PM Modi
17) Children should ensure elders stay at a home : PM Modi
18) We have to avoid a lockdown at any cost. I request the states to think of lockdown as the last resort : PM Modi
19) Don’t forget “Dawai bhi, kadai bhi” mantra : PM Modi