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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the nation today at 10 AM, according to sources. The big decision on Lockdown extension is also expected from Prime Minister tomorrow in his address. Intimating through the PMO social media handle, it is now clear that Prime Minister to take decision on the same day ending 21 days long lockdown. Earlier Prime Minister Modi on 11 April interacted with all Chief Ministers of states and discussed the situation and Preparedness at state level. Several CMs sugguested to extend the lockdown and brought some issues related to MSME sector and related to agriculture.
On Monday several Cabinet Ministers also discussed the pandemic scenario and impacts on economic activities.
Prime Minister's Office PMO India twitter handle confirmed that now Prime Minister to deliver his address at 10 AM on Tuesday. It will be much awaited address, as whole country is looking for the big decision on extension on lockdown amid Covid19 outbreak in India. However it is clarified that PM Modi to bring new experiments in this extension with some relief and new conditions. Prime Minister to address the nation and live broadcast to be provided at all social media handles of Prime Minister Modi, Doordarshan, Namo App, YouTube channel of PM Modi and also to be broadcasted at FM Radio.
As per sources the Prime Minister has prepared road map of extension of lockdown nationwide till 30 April, as situation has come out in Country over increase in Covid19 cases. PMO India tweeted around 230 hours that 'Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 am on 14th April 2020.
Most probably the address to remain lockdown, Covid19 cemtric. PM seems to intimate on India's efforts and precautionary measures being taken by Central and State government. Likely PM would announce relieve to some selected sectors to resume work with Social Distancing, said experts.
Watch Online PM Address to the nation
The live broadcast of Prime Minister's address on April 14, can be watched online at ANI Twitter, News Channel sites and at social media pages and platforms of Prime Minister itself. The live broadcast will be aired at most of the news channels including DD News and at News on AIR.