Shahid Kapoor, Anupam Kher and other celebs react on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of economic relief package to fight COVID-19


Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again addressed the nation tonight. He addressed the country five days before the third phase of nationwide lockdown is supposed to end on May 17, said that the fourth phase of the lockdown will be in a new form. He said, “Scientists say that the novel coronavirus will be a part of our lives for a very long time. But we can’t let our lives remain confined around it. We will wear masks and maintain social distancing but we will not let it (the virus) affect us.” The new rules will be announced before May 18, he added.

PM Modi also announced a complete package worth Rs 20 lakh crore to deal with the economic crisis due to the COVID-19. He said, “This will play an important role in the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’, he said, adding that the announcements made by the govt so far, the decisions of the RBI and today’s package adds to Rs 20 Lakh Crores or 10% of India’s GDP.” The details of the package will be announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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Several Bollywood celebs like Shahid Kapoor, Kamal Haasan, Anupam Kher, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal, Saina Nehwal and others applauded the Prime Minister’s initiative and lent him solidarity in these pressing times. Check out their tweets below: 

(Source: Twitter)