I am making my 1st blog post in 2021 and this surrounds around a category that I usually don’t talk about—movies. Some of you might know that I am not a great fan of watching movies or listening to songs, but this news shocked me to a sense that I just want to voice out my opinion.
For this Pongal, the Tamil cinema industry released some big names (Master & Eeswaran) in theaters after a long gap since the beginning of the pandemic. I would like to speak about some covid precautions and the trend of the virus in India.
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There has been over 700 Tamil Nadu fisherman who are currently stuck in the Western Asian country of Iran. This foreign issue of stranded fisherman has been dragging ever since the beginning of the lockdown.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi Palanisamy, has made some moves on bringing these hard-working people back to India.
Continue Reading to learn more about the struggles that are being faced by these fisherman along with the current negotiations between Tamil Nadu and Iran.
The coronavirus is spreading all over the world where India went up to the 3rd spot on the list of most number of coronavirus cases. Breaking down the cases inside India, the southern state of Tamil Nadu holds the 2nd most number of cases in the country.
Although these statistics look very frightening for those in Tamil Nadu, some districts in the state have been relaxed from the curfew where everything has come back to normal.
Read More to learn about the relaxations in Tamil Nadu and how this can have a negative impact on the people.
If you have read our blog on Coronavirus: India Makes Special Trains For People To Travel and Coronavirus: What Are The Travel Fees For These New Trains?, then you would know how India has been making special trains in order to safely bring back any Indian workers who are stranded in other states or districts. The reason behind this was due to the continuous extension of the Janet Curfew which led migrant workers to carry out protests so that they could return to their home states. Read More to learn about the tedious process of buying a train ticket and how Tamil Nadu has been affected differently?
If you read our last blog on Coronavirus: What Happened to Final Exams in India? (Part 2), we discussed how the final exams for 10th graders have been finally given a date for exams. However, we finished up by stating that the leader of the opposition party, DMK leader MK Stalin filed a petition in the Madras High Court in order to postpone the exams. Read more about the initiatives taken by the opposition party and how the petition affected the exams.
When the coronavirus began to spread out of China, the Indian Government launched a one day curfew on March 22nd. Then, they quickly sprung into action where they proposed a 3-week curfew from March 24th to April 14th. The Janet Curfew, has been extended for the 3rd time where the curfew has been in place for a total of 49 days. Once the current extension of the curfew ends on May 18th, how would India behave to the current situation of the pandemic and take necessary actions in order to keep the country safe and running?
As the number of coronavirus cases increases in Chennai, reports state that the lockdown will likely be extended to June 30th. Since the Tamil people were very eager to come out after May 3rd, which was the previous date for the lockdown, this news has caused great fear among the public. Until today, 1821 people have been affected by coronation in Tamil Nadu and a total of 23 people have died in the state.
Prime Minister Modi telephoned the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy about the corruption in Tamil Nadu. The Prime Minister has briefed about the preventive measures being taken in Tamil Nadu. More than 209 countries in the world, including India, have been threatened by the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the curfew which was previously announced just for a Sunday was then extended to what was called the Janet Curfew which was in force for only 21 days from March 24th to April 14th in order to contain the continuous spread of the coronavirus.
Dr. Lakshmi Narayana Reddy, who worked at a private hospital in Nellore, was infected with the virus. Dr. Lakshmi Narayana Reddy is a resident of the famous private hospital in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. He had been ill for the past 12 days.
As for the statistics in India, 273 people have died in India and a total of 8447 people have been affected by the virus. Specifically in Tamil Nadu, the recent tally has added up to 915 people that have been infected with a total of 10 deaths. The Government of Tamil Nadu continues to take serious measures to combat coronavirus infection on a timely basis.
Now that the Coronavirus is spreading vigorously in India, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi Palanisamy, has consulted with all his district collectors. Prime Minister Modi has announced the Janet Curfew on March 24th and state that it will remain in force until the April 14th. Tamil Nadu has issued Section 144 for the spread of coronavirus which followed by holidays to various offices, schools and colleges. Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy has appealed to the public to not get out of the house other than for essential needs.
As doctors are advising on various safety tips regarding the coronavirus, the medical industry has become a spoken word in the world with panic. The government is explaining that nobody should be afraid since it’s no one’s intention to spread the disease and cause the vast number of deaths that we have seen so far. However, we also need to look at the different types of mistakes we are making during these times of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to India’s eminent virologist, Jacob John, he stated: