Is NDMA is going to impose Lockdown in India from 25 September 2020? PIB Fact Checker for the National Disaster Management Act Viral Message on WhatsApp. People are getting forward SMS & WhatsApp regarding the new News i.e. NDMA is going to impose Lockdown (All Over India) from 25 Sept 2020. But Is that really going to happen? or this news is correct or not? Let’s find out.
NDAM Viral SMS/ WhatsApp 25 Sept Lockdown in Delhi, Mumbai, UP, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, MP etc.
Viral Message: NDMA 25 Sept 2020 Lockdown Notice
With the Signs of COVID-19 Peak arriving in India with Increasing Daily case and Deaths.In exercise of the powers under section 6(2)(1) of the Disaster Management Act 2005,on 10th September 2020 and on T’ December 2020 .the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) hereby Directs the Ministries/Departments of Government of India. State Governments and UT’s to take preventive measures to contain the Spread of COVID-19 in the Country. These measures has already been issued by the Authority.
In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 and decrease the Mortality rate in the Country .the National Disaster Management Authority along with the Planning Commission hereby urges the Government of India and directs the Prime Minister Office. Ministry of Home Affairs to re-impose a Strict Nationwide Lockdown of 46 Days starting from Midnight 25lh September 2020 Maintaining the Supply chain of Essential Commodities in the country .therefore hereby NDMA issuing a prior notice to the Ministry to plan accordingly.
Claim: An order purportedly issued by National Disaster Management Authority claims that it has directed the government to re-impose a nationwide #Lockdown from 25th September. #PIBFactCheck: This order is #Fake. @ndmaindia has not issued any such order to re-impose lockdown. pic.twitter.com/J72eeA62zl
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