Lockdown in India will be extended by 2 weeks, says PM Modi in the meeting with all the CMs on coronavirus

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with the state Chief Minister via video conferencing today, stated that,lockdown will be extended by 2 weeks amid rising cases of the coronavirus. The prime minister is also expected to address the nation tonight at 8 pm. He is likely to make an announcement on extending the lockdown in India. Minutes after the meeting concluded, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also tweeted: “PM has taken the correct decision to extend lockdown.Today, India’s position is better than many developed countries because we started taking the initiatives such as lockdown early. If it is stopped now, all gains would be lost. To consolidate, it is important to extend it.”

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