Bengaluru, Apr 14 : Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D K Shivakumar on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement about extending the lockdown till May 3 to curtail spread of dreaded Coronavirus which is spreading like wildfire in the country.
At the same, he also expressed his displeasure saying, "We welcome the decision to extend the lockdown period in the interest of good health of the people of the country by taking additional measures, but at the same time it is most disappointing to note that the interests of farmers and agriculture produce he produced has not been considered."
"We expected much relief to farmers, daily wagers and people belonging to the poor section. The Prime Minister's intention to extend the lockdown period is a welcome. Let us hope in the guidelines which will be announced shortly Mr Modi will take into consideration all sections of society," he added. (UNI)