On Friday, the Home Ministry extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks in order to contain the outspread of the Coronavirus pandemic, which has shaken the whole world. It was on May 24th when the first level of the lockdown was imposed by the government of India for 21 days, however, as the number increased, the lockdown period was increased until 3rd May.
As the numbers in India are rising at a rapid speed in India, the government decided to further extend the lockdown for a period of two weeks beyond 4 May, 2020, under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. MHA has now issued new guidelines where they have provided considerable relaxation but as per the zones.
Talking about the same, the Home Ministry said:
“A large number of other activities are allowed in the Red Zones. All industrial and construction activities in rural areas, including MNREGA works, food-processing units and brick-kilns are permitted.”
“These include travel by air, rail, metro and inter-State movement by road, running of schools, colleges, and other educational and training and coaching institutions; hospitality services, including hotels and restaurants; places of large public gatherings, such as cinema halls, malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, social, political, cultural and other kinds of gatherings; and, religious places and places of worship for public,” the home ministry stated.
Meanwhile, Jofra Archer, who is one of the most loved international cricketer and an internet sensation, has once again left everyone in shock. Well, an old tweet of him is now going viral, which once again had a spooky resemblance to the current situation of India.
Well, besides his exceptional performances with the ball, Jofra Archer is known for his old tweets that keep resurfacing on Twitter because of their uncanny resemblance to the current situation and happenings in the world.
After the news of lockdown extension came out, the Netizens dug up another old tweet of Jofra Archer which had a spooky resemblance with the current situation of India. He wrote:
“These two weeks gonne take forever to go by”
Here, check out the tweet of Jofra Archer:
These two weeks gonne take forever to go by
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) September 13, 2013
The tweet is now going viral, with Twitterati in awe of Jofra Archer. From calling him guru to swami, people just can’t stop gushing about this tweet now, which has an uncanny similarity with the latest developments in the lockdown around the entire country.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) May 1, 2020
— Mogambo ✪ ❄️ (@UberHandle) May 1, 2020
— Pavan Kalyan K (@Pk_Ism) May 1, 2020
— rayudu_rohithᴮʰᵉᵉᵐˡᵃᴺᵃʸᵃᵏᴼⁿᶠᵉᵇ²⁵ᵗʰ (@rayudu_rohith) May 1, 2020