Key highlights of PM Modi’s address on Mann Ki Baat
By migrator | Sun, 31 May 2020
NATIONAL | MAY 31, 2020:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation Today on Mann Ki Baat programme has urged people to be more careful in the midst of the COVID pandemic even as a major segment of the economy has been opened up.
The Prime Minister said train services have resumed including the Shramik Special trains and special trains. He added that flight services have resumed and industry too is returning to normalcy.
He cautioned that there should be no laxity and people should maintain 'do gaj ki doori', wear face masks and stay at home to the extent possible. He stressed that after so many hardships, the country's deft handling of the situation should not go in vain.
Modi stated that the fight against corona is a reflection of resilience and collective efforts of the people. He pointed out how the country faced unique challenges with a vast population, and yet Corona did not spread as fast as in the other parts of the world. He noted that the mortality rate of Corona is a lot less in the country.
The Prime Minister shared how the instances of innovation at this moment of the crisis have touched his heart. He gave the example of Rajendra Yadav of Nasik who devised a sanitization machine attached to his tractor. Many shopkeepers have installed big pipelines in their shops to adhere to the 'do gaj ki doori'. He also stated how the work being done in the country's labs on Corona vaccine is being keenly observed by the world.