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Twitter erupts with rib-tickling memes after PM Modi extends lockdown till 3rd May

Restrictions might be partially lifted in some areas after 20 April: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced extension of current lockdown till 3rd May to control the spread of coronavirus. Before the announcement, he thanked the citizens of the country for obeying the restriction rules so far and said that country has done very well in compared to other developed countries. Once, the announcement was done, Twitteraties were not late in coming up with memes as India is already in lockdown since 21 days and they will be locked for 19 more days. Here are 10 hilarious memes posted by twitter users after PM Modi extended the lockdown.

Highlights of PM Modi’s speech

Lockdown 2.0 will come into force from April 15th and will stay till 3rd May. Prime Minister said that the central government is closely monitoring the hotspots across the country and added that those areas where there are no hotspots will get partial relief.

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He said that all districts, localities and states will be closely monitored and any decision on easing the restrictions in parts of the country will be taken by April 20, keeping in mind the challenges being faced by the poorest of the population. Places where the virus is contained, some important activities could be allowed with certain conditions.

While addressing PM Modi said that the country has received huge benefits from the 21-days-lockdown in knowing the pandemic and added that India has dealt with the situation better even with limited resources. He also talked about the challenges being faced by the people and country and respectfully vowed to them for their sacrifice.

He also put out a seven-point charter for people to follow, which included social distancing, taking care of the poor and elderly, protecting jobs and preventing the attacks on doctors and other corona fighters including the police and other health workers.

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