PM Modi addressed the nation today to talk over the ongoing pandemic. In his speech, he requested people to follow 'Janta Curfew' — a self-initiated curfew by the people in which he urged to stay at home on March 22 between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm. Along with this, he also told that the government is taking all the necessary steps to counter this pandemic. On this note, here are the top 10 most important points from PM Modi's speech over this worldwide unrest:
1. Focus on your energy to counter this situation:
He started his speech by saying that we must counter this crisis with determination. We need to focus on the energies that will help us protect us from this thing. He also addressed that difficulties will do occur in such a situation and sometimes, as a citizen, the expectations aren't met.
2. Not to cut wages of people:
The second most important update PM Modi gave to all the business owners of the country. He urges all the high-earning class not to cut wages of their workers, employees and other people and take care of their economic concerns in this tough time.
3. Need not to store things in the house:
After that, PM Modi requested all not to hoard food and other stuff in their houses as everything will be available to them. There will be a constant supply of all the essential commodities for everybody in the country.
4. For Medical centers and clinics:
PM later told everybody to avoid frequent visits to their doctors for regular health checkups. He added that if possible take the advice from the doctors over the phone and avoid going into crowded places like clinics and maintain needful precautions. He further added that we also need to ensure that unnecessary loads on doctors and other health staff are not increasing.
5. Huge praise for service people:
The people who are working round the clock to serve other people deserve praise. Modi addressed media, railway, security administration, home delivery staff and other such people who are working in a selfless way.
6. Call at least 10 people:
To spread awareness in the country, PM asks everybody to call at least 10 people they know and spread awareness about this ongoing unrest and explain to them about the Janta Curfew.
7. Government is taking needful steps:
PM Modi conveyed the message from all the government bodies that are working day and night to counter this situation. He told that the government is taking every needful step to ensure the situation is under control.
8. Go out if every urgent:
India is in the second stage and it is easy to control the growing number of patients by taking needful measures. PM Mode urged not to go out of the house if it's not very important. Avoid going out at least till Sunday, 22nd of March.
9. It's time to check readiness:
PM Modi encouraged everyone to take extra precautions. He further added that — This is the testing time for our nation.
10. 5 PM on 22nd March:
PM Modi addressed all the service people who are still working in this tough time to fulfill our needs. He said — on the 22nd of March, at 5 pm, We will thank people by clapping for them and express our gratitude for them.