New Delhi: At this time of coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday address the nation at 4 PM. Notably, this would be PM Modi’s fifth address to the nation since March 19. Also Read - Shikhar Dhawan Meets Pakistani Hindu Refugees in Delhi, Donates Cricket Kits And Bedding Essentials During COVID-19 Lockdown | SEE POST
PM Modi’s address to the nation comes after the Home Ministry announced guidelines for Unlock 2.0 – the second phase of Centre’s lockdown exit plan. In the latest guidelines from the Centre, the night curfew timings have been changed to 10 PM -5 AM now. Also Read - COVID-19: 613 Fatalities, Nearly 25,000 Cases in Last 24 Hours; Total Tally Crosses 6.7 Lakh-Mark; Deaths Inch Towards 20k
PM Modi’s address to the nation comes after the violent face-off broke out between the Indian and Chinese armies at Galwan valley in Eastern Ladakh on June 15 in which 20 soldiers of Indian Army were killed. Also Read - Bengaluru: Day After COVID Patient Dies Waiting For Ambulance, BBMP Commissioner Apologises to Family
PM Modi in his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ speech on Sunday had said that India has given a befitting reply to those who tried to intrude the country in Ladakh. Saying that India honours the spirit of friendship, PM Modi had said that the country is also capable of giving an appropriate response to any adversary.
In the wake of the Galwan clash, PM Modi has made a vigorous push for the use of locally made products, urging all to go for “vocal for local.
In a late-night development, the Central government on Monday banned 59 Chinese mobile apps as a counter measure. The centre said these Chinese apps are engaged in “activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India.