Air India will not book tickets till April 30, will lockdown proceed?
- Air India statement boosts fears of lockdown
- Air India issued statement not to book till 30 April
- However, the government has already said that the lockdown will not proceed
- The government has declared a 21-day nationwide lockdown, which will end on April 14.
The government has announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown to deal with the New Delhi
Corona virus epidemic, which is going to end on 14 April. Although the government had overruled the fears of further extension of the lockdown, but Air India’s Friday statement looks like it will be pushed further. Government airlines said on Friday that bookings on all domestic and international routes have been closed from today to April 30. We are awaiting a decision for bookings after April 14. It is clear from this statement of the airlines that the lockdown is expected to be carried forward.
However, the government had made it clear that on the
social media reports, the central government had made it clear that the lockdown of 21 days due to Corona virus will not be carried forward throughout the country. Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gaba made it clear on March 30 that the government had no plans to increase the lockdown. He said, ‘I am shocked to see the report of increasing the lockdown. The government has no such plan.
Bookings now closed till 30th April from today for all domestic and international routes. We are awaiting a decision post 14th April: Air India
4:04 AM – Apr 3, 2020
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The number of patients reached by two and a half thousand In
view of the increasing number of Corona patients in India, reports were coming that the government might consider increasing the lockdown. However, the skepticism over the lockdown is over after the government’s clarification. So far 2,457 patients of corona have been reported in India, while 62 people have died from this deadly disease.
PM Modi had announced lockdown In view of
the growing case of corona in the country, PM Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the country. The PM appealed to the people to draw Laxman Rekha in front of their house to avoid this disease. He had said that this disease will stop only with social distancing. The central government has ordered the states to implement the lockdown strictly.