Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that until the vaccine or medicine is introduced in the world for the corona virus epidemic, there are only two ways to control it that is lockdown and social distancing. Yogi Adityanath said self-discipline is the most important key in the fight against Corona. The Chief Minister was addressing Buddhist monks through video conferencing on Buddha Purnima on Thursday. The Chief Minister said, "Everyone knows the sensitivity of the corona virus global epidemic. Until there is no vaccine or medicine to stop this epidemic, lockdown and social distancing are the only two ways to control it." Chief Minister Yogi greeted the Buddhist monks on the occasion of Buddha Purnima and listened to their suggestions related to the state government. The monks also appreciated the steps taken by the Chief Minister.
Yogi Adityanath said, "Today the whole world is affected by the biggest epidemic of the century, Corona. Many powerful countries including America are feeling helpless during this epidemic. Due to the timely decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has been able to control the spread of corona infection, whereas so far, 2.5 lakh people have died from this disease worldwide. In all these circumstances, this land of Buddha (India) has been able to protect itself. "The Chief Minister said, "Lord Buddha paved the way for the welfare of the people by conveying peace, compassion and friendship." These messages of Lord Buddha are still relevant today, self-discipline is the most important in this epidemic and we need to adopt it forever. In times of crisis, society is the real partner and by helping each other, the solution to the biggest problems can be found. "
According to the Chief Minister, under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana', 80 crore people are getting the benefit of government schemes. He said, "At the state government level, arrangements have been made to provide food grains and maintenance allowances to the poor. The government has been successful in bringing back 7 lakh laborers in Uttar Pradesh from March 1. From May 4, the government has made a provision to bring laborers living in other states by 46 trains and this process is going on. The state government has also been successful in sending students from Kota and Prayagraj to their homes. "The Chief Minister said that the government has built shelter homes for the workers returning from other states. According to Yogi Adityanath, 50,000 beds have been prepared in hospitals in the state for fighting Covid-19 and by the end of May their number will reach one lakh.
President of the International Buddhist Research Institute, Bhadant Shanti Mitra, on this occasion, appealed to the people that during this global epidemic, we should help the government in all possible ways by establishing unity at our level.