Tuesday, 20 Oct, 2.38 pm Deccan Herald

PM Narendra Modi to address nation at 6 pm today

DH Web Desk,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sharing a message for citizens at 6 PM today.

"Will be sharing a message with my fellow citizens at 6 PM this evening."

Modi has addressed the nation a number of times during the Covid-19 crisis in which he has spoken about various measures, including lockdown, being taken to curb the pandemic and also announced economic and welfare packages.

It will be his seventh address to the nation since the pandemic's outbreak.

The prime minister has often taken to televised address to announce major decisions or developments.

In his last such address, he had on June 30 announced the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), a programme to provide free ration for over 80 crore people, mostly poor, by five more months till November end.

(With inputs from PTI)

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