Use lockdown period to connect with yourself,family and passion:PM Modi
PM Modi on sunday said that people should utilise the COVID-19 lockdown period to connect with themselves,their family and also with their passion.
"This time of crisis will not only give you an opportunity to connect with yourself but will also be able to connect with your passion.You will also get an opportunity to connect with your friends and family members,"PM Modi said addressing the 63rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat'.
"I saw on social media that many people took out their musical instruments like tabla and veena that were lying unused for years and started practicing on them.You too can do that",the Prime Minister said.
He aslo cited the example of Yash Vardhan from Kota who wrote to the Prime minister stating that his family has taken to playing borad games,cricket with his children and cooking new dishes in the kitchen,thus,strengthening the family bonding.
During the programme,the Prime Minister asked for the forgiveness of all countrymen,and specially the poor,for the nationwide lockdown in the country in the view of the novel coronavirus.
He also said that the battle against coronavirus is a tough one and it required harsh decisions to keep India safe.
During his addresses to the nation on March 24,the PM had announced a 21 day lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly virus.