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PM must lay out exit plan on lockdown, fighting coronavirus, bringing back economy: Congress

Asking when the lockdown will finally end, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the prime minister must also lay out the exit strategy from it and spell out the goalpost.

Published: 02nd May 2020 04:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd May 2020 04:59 PM   |  A+A-

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must come forward and address the countrymen to enlighten them on the way ahead in dealing with the coronavirus and the economic situation.

Asking when the lockdown will finally end, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the prime minister must also lay out the exit strategy from it and spell Randeep Surjewala out the goalpost in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and economy.

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"Will we see another lockdown? When will the lockdown finally end? The Prime Minister must come forward and address 130 crore Indians and enlighten them on the way ahead," he told reporters at a press briefing through video-conferencing.

Accusing the government of not handling the issue of migrant labourers in a humane or compassionate manner, Surjewala urged the prime minister and the Centre to ferry the migrant labourers to their home in sanitised trains for free, along with food.

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  • l narasimhamurthy

    And we congressmen and women would go on finding fault with whatever the government decides declares and implement.Because our demands and decisions are "political"and not driven by national consideration
    1 month ago reply
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