NEW DELHI: Top Union Ministers and senior BJP leaders on Tuesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on the coronavirus situation as reassuring for the public while highlighting his appeal for maintaining discipline and using lockdown as the last resort.
Amid a second wave of the pandemic, Modi addressed the nation on Tuesday and appealed to people to follow right discipline to safeguard everyone against the novel coronavirus. Modi in his speech has emphasised on discipline and patience, senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, adding that with the participation of public, the country will overcome this challenge.
प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi ने आज राष्ट्र के नाम अपने संबोधन में मर्यादाओं का पालन करने, अनुशासन एवं धैर्य रखने का आवाहन किया है।जन-भागीदारी से चुनौती पर विजय प्राप्त होगी।व्यवस्थाओं को मज़बूत करने का पूरा प्रयास जारी है।प्रधानमंत्रीजी की अपील का सभी देशवासी अवश्य पालन करें।— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) April 20, 2021
Singh further said efforts are being also made to strengthen the system. Hailing the prime minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said he assured the country that the government will improve the health of the economy of the country as well as that of its people.
He also urged states to let lockdown be the last resort and to instead focus in micro-containment zones to handle the pandemic. "These words of Modiji while making us aware of the tough battle that we have to fight together, have also reassured us that we are in this together. That we as a nation are doing whatever it takes to ensure #IndiaFightsCorona successfully," Shekhawat said in a series of tweets.
PM @narendramodi ji assured the country that we will improve the health of the economy of the country as well as that of our people.— Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (@gssjodhpur) April 20, 2021
He urged states to let #Lockdown be the last resort and to instead focus in Micro-containment zones to handle Covid.
BJP's organisational secretary BL Santhosh said that Modi has requested everybody to follow safety protocols to avoid lockdown.
Awareness .... Discipline .... Confidence .... three things emphasised by PM @narendramodi I his address .— B L Santhosh (@blsanthosh) April 20, 2021
Amid a staggering surge in COVID-19 cases, PM Modi on Tuesday said a lockdown should be the "last resort" to deal with the raging pandemic and asked states to convince migrant workers to stay put at their places of work with a guarantee for their lives and livelihood.