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India's fight against Covid-19 is truly people-driven, says PM Modi

In his monthly Mann ki Baat broadcast, Modi said India was in the middle of a yudh (war) and asserted people have to continue being careful and take precautions

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As India recorded the highest one-day rise of 1,975 coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country’s fight against Covid-19 was truly “people-driven” and this was the “only way” to overcome the pandemic with the road ahead expected to figure in his upcoming discussions with chief ministers.
 
Amid indications that his third round of video interaction with the chief ministers on Monday since the Covid-19 outbreak could also focus on a graded exit from the lockdown, Modi asked people to shun complacency that they will not be infected by coronavirus because it has so far not affected

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 1:44 AM IST

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