Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal assures no shortage of essential goods during lockdown
New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has assured the people of the national capital that there will be no shortage of the essential goods during the 21-day lockdown. There is no need to panic, he added.
"There is no need to panic. After PM Modi's speech yesterday people started lining up at shops for essential services. I again appeal to people to not do panic buying, I assure everyone that there will be no shortage of essential services," said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
He urged people to stay inside and follow the instructions given by the state government.
"We all should stay home during lockdown period to combat coronavirus," he said.
There have been cases where shopkeepers were seen facing the trouble while they moved out to open their shops.
"We will issues passes for those providing essential services, E-passes will be provided to those who need to open their shops and factories for these services," Kejriwal said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown in India for next three weeks from Tuesday midnight.
"In wake of the current situation, the nationwide complete lockdown will be in place for the next 21 days (three weeks)," said PM Narendra Modi in his second address to the nation over Covid-19.
He mentioned that it will be 'a kind of curfew'.
PM Narendra Modi mentioned that if we fail to manage the next 21 days then we will be pushed back 21 years.
"Today India is at the stage where our current actions will define that to what extent we can bring down the impact of the disaster. This is the time to strengthen our resolve again and again," he said.