PM Modi to address nation on Tuesday
New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Tuesday at 10 am, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
The 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus ends on Tuesday and the prime minister is likely to talk about its possible extension.
“Prime Minister @narendramodi will address the nation at 10 AM on 14th April 2020,” the PMO tweeted.
Last month, the prime minister had addressed the nation twice — on March 19 and March 24.
On March 19, he had called for resolve and restraint to fight coronavirus. He had also announced a ‘janta curfew’ on March 22, a Sunday.
On March 24, he had announced the 21-day nationwide lockdown to check the spread of the deadly virus.
In a video message on April 3, Modi had urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on April 5 to display the country’s “collective resolve” to defeat the coronavirus.