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PM Narendra Modi to address nation at 8 pm


(G.N.S) Dt. 12

New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Tuesday evening. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted that the address will take place at 8 pm.

This will be PM Modi’s third address to the nation on the Covid-19 situation. He had last addressed the nation on April 14, and announced the extension of lockdown till May 3. Apart from this, the Prime Minister had also addressed the nation as he asked the country to observe one-day Janta Curfew.

The Prime Minister announced the 21-day nationwide coronavirus lockdown on March 25 to break the chain of Covid-19 infections in the country.

The address comes a day after PM Modi held a video-conference with chief ministers on the Covid-19 situation. The Prime Minister said in the meeting that states will have greater say in determining the extent of restrictions and relaxations after May 17, within a broad national framework while underlining that India faced two challenges – reducing the transmission rate of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and resuming public activity gradually.

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