Modi government announces 15-day lockdown across the country? What did the Modi government say?

Modi government announces 15-day lockdown across the country? What did the Modi government say?

Modi government announces 15-day lockdown across the country? What did the Modi government say?

The viral message also reads, “Government’s big decision: 15 days of lockdown”.

New Delhi: There are rumors that the country will once again face a lockdown as corona cases escalate. There are rumors circulating on social media that the Modi government has announced a 15-day nationwide lockdown but the Modi government has clarified that no such decision has been taken by the Modi government and no lockdown has been imposed in the country.

Rotating a screen shot of a TV channel on social media, it is being claimed that the Modi government has imposed a 15-day lockdown. News of ‘Sarkar Ka Bada Alan: Breaking News: 15 Din Ka Lockdown’ has been circulated by a TV channel with a photo of Modi.

The viral message also reads, “Government’s big decision: 15 days of lockdown”.

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On behalf of the Modi government, the Press Information Bureau, through its Fact Tech Twitter handle, has called the news fake. PIB Fact Check tweeted that a photo on social media claimed that the central government had announced a 15-day nationwide lockdown. #PIBFactCheck denies this claim. The central government has not announced any such lockdown in the country.