PM Modi in Mann ki Baat, Apologises for Distress Due to Lockdown
Coronavirus Pandemic LIVE Updates: In his first Mann ki Baat address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apologised to the people for the 21-day lockdown to arrest the spread of coronavirus, saying he was sure the poor were angry with him, but he had no choice. “I had no choice but to make these decisions to fight the coronavirus… no one wants to take these decisions but if you look at the world, you need to take these decisions,” he said.
Modi said there was a need to fight the illness before it takes its toll. “Coronavirus has imprisoned the world… it has affected all… old, young… weak and strong. Whole of humanity needs to come together and fight this crisis,” he added.