PM To Share Video Message For The Nation At 9 am, Says "Do Watch"

Coronavirus Updates: Many believe PM Narendra Modi's message could be related to the coronavirus crisis.

PM Narendra Modi has addressed the nation twice on coronavirus pandemic. (File)

Highlights

  • Many believe PMs message could be related to coronavirus crisis
  • He has maintained steady stream of tweets about social distancing
  • India has 1,965 coronavirus cases, including 50 deaths
New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this morning that he would share a video message for the people of India shortly.

"In a short while from now, at 9 AM, will be sharing a video message for the people of India. Do watch," PM Modi tweeted.

PM Modi had first declared last evening that he would share a video message this morning, but did not specify the subject.

"At 9 AM tomorrow morning, I'll share a small video message with my fellow Indians," PM Modi tweeted in Hindi and English on Thursday.

The PM has addressed the nation twice since the coronavirus pandemic became a cause for serious concern in India.

In his first address, he called for a one-day Janata Curfew and in the second address on March 24, he announced a national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.

He has also kept up a steady stream of tweets urging citizens to follow social distancing and strictly follow lockdown rules.

In the past couple of days, PM Modi has also shared videos on yoga for people to try during their stay-at-home period.

India has 1,965 coronavirus cases, including 50 deaths.

At a meeting on Thursday afternoon with Chief Ministers, PM Modi asked for a common plan to ensure staggered movement of people after the national lockdown ends. "It is important to formulate a common exit strategy to ensure staggered re-emergence of the population once the lockdown ends," PM Modi emphasised, urging states to come up with suggestions.