Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that there is enough stock of food, medicines and other essential commodities so no one should worry about the extended period of nationwide lockdown.
Taking to Twitter, Shah also asked the affluent people of the country to help the poor and needy people of the nearby areas.
“As the home minister of the country, I assure the public again that there is enough stock of food, medicines and other commodities in the country so no citizen should bother about that. I also request the affluent people to come forward and help the poor living nearby,” Shah added.
He also praised the role of the state governments in cooperating with the Centre in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic so far and asked them to continue their cooperation so that the period of extended lockdown is implemented successfully.
“The way the state governments are working with the central government is truly praiseworthy. Now, we have to intensify this coordination so that all citizens follow the lockdown properly and no citizen should have the problem of the things they need,” Shah said.
Shah also lauded the efforts of doctors, health workers, sweepers, police and the security personnel of the country in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
“Your courage and understanding in this odd situation inspires every Indian. Everyone should follow the guidelines and cooperate with them,” he said.