PM Modi Addressing Nation Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is making all efforts to ensure that a vaccine, whenever it is launched, reaches every Indian.
According to BJP sources and reports from the districts Thursday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will join Modi at the rallies in Dehri and Bhagalpur.
Prime Minister Modi Today Speech Highlights: With the onset of the festival season, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said this is not the time to be careless as the novel coronavirus is still around and even a small negligence can dampen the festive spirit.
In his seventh address to the nation following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Modi said many videos have surfaced in recent times that show many people having stopped taking precautions. “This is not the right thing to do,” he said.
“If you are careless and moving around without mask, you are putting yourself, children and the elderly at risk,” the prime minister said.
“We must keep in mind that lockdown may have ended, but the virus is still there,” he said.
In Europe, America and other countries, the number of cases have seen a hike yet again after seeing a decline in the past, he noted.
We should continue to be careful and not be callous until a vaccine is found, Modi said.
The prime minister said the government is making all efforts to ensure that a vaccine, whenever it is launched, reaches every Indian.
“We all must remember, there can be no laxity till a medicine is found,” Modi said.
Earlier, PM Modi had tweeted that he would address the nation at 6 pm: “Will be sharing a message with my fellow citizens at 6 PM this evening.”
आज शाम 6 बजे राष्ट्र के नाम संदेश दूंगा। आप जरूर जुड़ें।
Will be sharing a message with my fellow citizens at 6 PM this evening.
Prime Minister Modi’s address comes at a time when the country is witnessing a decline in the daily number of Covid-19 cases and better recovery. The economy too is picking up with many indicators suggesting a positive trend with the start of the festive season.
A committee of scientists appointed by the government recently said that coronavirus in India may have already peaked and infection will likely “run its course” by February 2021. Last Saturday, Prime Minister Modi reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the country, including preparedness of vaccine delivery, distribution, and administration. He said coronavirus cases and growth rate over the last few days were steadily declining but there was no room for complacency.
“We are committed to ensuring speedy access to the vaccine. For that, advanced planning is underway in subjects including: Cold storage chains. Distribution networks. Monitoring mechanism. Advance assessments,” he said. The Prime Minister appealed to people to wear masks, wash hands and follow social distancing- Do Gaj Ki Doori.