West Bengal to Remain on a Lockdown Till 30 April

The state of West Bengal to remain on lockdown till the end of April says Mamata Banarjee

Mamata Banerjee
Increase in lockdown duration in West Bengal state. Flickr

The West Bengal government here on Saturday extended the lockdown till April 30 to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Making the announcement to the media at the state secretariat Nabanna, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the decision was taken after a video conference between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers.

Mamta Banerjee
Mamta Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal. Wikimedia Commons

“The Prime Minister said the lockdown will be extended till April 30. We all agreed. Thus, I have decided to extend the lockdown till April 30,” she said.

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The country has been under lockdown since March 23. It was scheduled to end on April 14. (IANS)