Home Minister Amit Shah, on Friday visited the PM Modi to discuss the future course of national lockdown as Lockdown 4.0 is nearing the end.
Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday visit at 7 PM Narendra Modi, Kalyan Lok Marg residence to discuss the future of the national lockdown, which will end in two days. The two leaders may have discussed the extension lockdown or what is also known as Lockdown 5.0.
Amit Shah spoke to all the chief minister of the state on Thursday night to take suggestions on the future direction of the continuing lockdown that has completed two months. Many countries have suggested that the Lockdown 5.0 is required at this stage where the coronavirus cases in India have been spiked.
Goa CM Pramod Sawant on Friday, "I spoke with the Interior Minister Shah on the phone and I felt lockdown can be extended for 15 days. However, we insist that there should be some relaxation - restaurants must be allowed by the social distance at 50% capacity. Many people also want to gyms to continue. Lockdown should be extended for 15 days, is required, as the graph coronavirus increases. "
The meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Amit Shah started at 11:45 on Friday. Both leaders discussed the modalities of the national lockdown and future course after Lockdown 4.0 ends on May 31st.
coronavirus cases in India saw the highest jump on Friday, two days before Lockdown 4.0 is over. India recorded 7466 cases of coronavirus while the total cases of cross 1.65 lakh and the death toll passed 4,700.
Earlier, the source said Prime Minister Modi is likely to announce Lockdown 5.0 in Mann Ki Baat his radio speech on Sunday, which is also the last day Lockdown 4.0.
Prime Minister Modi has announced a nationwide lockdown to check the spread of the coronavirus on March 24, after which 1.2 billion people in India were asked to sit at home with only essential services are allowed.
Lockdown 4.0 has brought some relaxation to resume flight operations to a certain extent and the Indian Railways started special trains to transport people stranded across the country.