In his exclusive interview with Network18, Shah is likely to throw some light on the first phase of unlocking the nation, that begins today. The Centre on Saturday extended the nationwide lockdown, however, restrictions were lifted off from various activities. In the three-phase unlock plan, the government segregated several activities in different phases that would be permitted after an extensive discussion with States/UTs. Beginning today, inter-state movement of vehicles for both people and goods has been permitted without the need of an e-pass. In its fresh guidelines issued for Phase 1, the government also permitted opening up of religious places for the public, along with hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services, w.e.f June 8.
As the country begins to reopen after over two months of the Covid-19-induced lockdown, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be exclusively speaking with Network18 Editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi at 8 pm on Monday. Shah is likely to speak on a variety of topics ranging from Unlock 1 to the completion of one year of Modi government’s second-term, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s victory in Lok Sabha Polls 2019.