By : ABP News Bureau | Updated: 06 Apr 2020 12:20 PM (IST)
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: With countrywide confirmed COVID-19 cases breaching 4000-mark and death toll surging beyond 100 on Monday, India nears the end of the second week of the lockdown, imposed nationwide for three weeks to fight the COVID-19 crisis. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for 9 PM 9 Minutes went off well without any disruption in the electricity grid after the government and utilities put in place elaborate plans to deal with the sudden drop and then a quick spurt in demand. People including eminent personalities from different sectors participated in the event by lighting diyas, candles and torchlights to show solidarity as the country remains faced with Coronavirus pandemic.
PM Modi’s 5 appeals to BJP workers:
The relentless campaign to ensure food for poor
Encourage donation to PM CARES fund
Gift face cover to people around you
‘Thank You’ note to doctors, nurses, hospital staff, cops, sanitation workers
Must follow social distancing seriously
Get aaroya setu app installed in 40 mobile phones
What PM Modi said in his address to BJP workers:
India has worked rapidly with a holistic approach that is being appreciated by not only Indians but also WHO. All countries should come together and fight this, so India had active participation in the meeting of the SAARC countries and the G20 meeting: PM Narendra Modi
India’s efforts have set an example before the world in tackling Coronavirus Pandemic. India is one of the countries which understood the seriousness of this disease & waged a timely war against it. India took several decisions and tried its best to implement them on the ground: PM Narendra Modi.
The maturity shown by the people during the lockdown, in a large country like India, is unprecedented. No one could have imagined that the people will abide by this with such obedience and sense of service: PM Narendra Modi.
I state it with full responsibility that this is a long war against Coronavirus pandemic. But we do not have to get tired or take a rest in this war. We have to emerge victoriously. Today, the country has only one goal & one resolve – to win this war: PM Modi
We experienced yesterday at 9 pm, the strength of the togetherness of 130 crores people of our country. People from every section of society & age group demonstrated this unity and strengthened the resolve to fight against COVID-19.
Govt has developed an Aarogya Setu app. I request all of you to tell people about it, everyone should make sure that at least 40 others install it. They will get info through it about possibly infected cases around them. In these tough times, we have to ensure this, says PM