Posted: Jun 30, 2020 8:50:18 p.m.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Tuesday to announce the government’s decision to extend Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana until November, to ensure that 80 million economically backward people receive dry rations. He also commented on the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases and the importance of keeping people on guard. However, following the speech, many people reacted with memes on social networks.
The Prime Minister said that despite the increase in Covid-19 cases, India is still in a better position than other countries due to timely decisions by the government. However, he also said that since the economy was gradually unlocked, people were more careless about wearing masks and maintaining social distance.
After the speech, #NarendraModi dominated the trends on Twitter with Unlock 2.0. While some shared memes in response to the speech, others turned parts of his speech into memes. Here are some reactions:
(@ o_sahil2) June 30, 2020
Modi ji addresses the nation to be irresponsible
The people: We are not laparwah.
IHSAR (@thatmumbaigurl) June 30, 2020
Indians at Tanishk Bagchi and T-Series pic.twitter.com/nUprGyMu1A
Sagar (@sagarcasm) June 30, 2020
When Mihir came back to life at Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi pic.twitter.com/Tr6HBbnDvp
Godman Powers (@Madan_Chips) June 30, 2020
* When you forget to pay the electricity bill on time *
(@theesmaarkhan) June 30, 2020
When I used 90% of my daily quota data.
Operator notification: pic.twitter.com/jbmcFtzk5D
Gujrati Chhokro (@pubgkadeewana) June 30, 2020
Indian parents when children start demanding things: pic.twitter.com/WUFbqPI5TQ
Mithileshhhhh (@mithileshwrites) June 30, 2020
Oro (kharaa_sona_) June 30, 2020
Aaditya (@aadicastic) June 30, 2020
ONE SOUL (@khttr_nak) June 30, 2020
When Dhoni won the 3 ICC trophies pic.twitter.com/9JbbAQBuAj
CA Anshu # (@Tharakipan) June 30, 2020
When you forget to take milk on the date
(@explorerhoon) June 30, 2020
Me in turn without giving the indicator
Dad sitting near me: pic.twitter.com/DIFLCzPH7D
MRIGANKISM (@mrigank_gupta_) June 30, 2020
Mahima Jain (@Mahiimajain) June 30, 2020
Gunjan (@ monicas_7777) June 30, 2020
The speech comes as the government prepares for the second phase of unlocking the economy which begins on July 1. The final phase includes loosening the night curfew and making provisions for more domestic flights and trains.
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