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What we know - what we don't & what we should know :

1. #Lockdown1, dramatically announced by Modi on 24th March 2020 at 8 PM & 4 hrs notice - came in blatant disregard of the opinion of @ICMR scientists & experts.
@nit_set has put out the documents in public
2. We were told by PM & made to believe it by incessant messaging through the official & unofficial Govt propaganda machinery that the 21 day, harsh lockdown, which suspended all our Constitutional rights was a necessary measure to stop / prevent spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
3. The Central Govt invoked powers under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 & the State Govts invoked powers under The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. Both these Acts grant wide emergency powers to Governments.
4. As is widely reported, the temperory suspension of fundamental rights
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#DailyUpdate #Covid19India
Confirmed cases continue to grow, Active cases now growing at 5.2% - so doubling every 13 days. This is now steadily falling after 5 bad days of reversal (2 weeks after #Lockdown1 lifted). Ebb and flow will continue but trend in right direction.
The CGDR of cases = 11.68%
7Day moving averages of Daily cases and Daily COVID deaths in India.
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#IndiaFightsCorona This is the notification. Now read this and continue the outrage folks
#IndiaFightsCorona 3 Zones (that #Karnataka had proposed at the end of #Lockdown1) is the way forward which is already in place here (30th April MOHFW Notification has zoninc criteria) Considerable relaxations in Green and Orange
#IndiaFightsCorona Granularity reduced even further. From District it is further divided into those within and outside boundary, allowing lot of economic activity in zones outside while being cautious. Boils down to restrictions only in Containment Zones
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The #unplannedlockdown is hurting airline travellers in a big way as, not just that ppl are having to cancel, postpone plans or travel,n are unsure of when will they be able to fly out, but airlines seem to enjoy making profits out of cancellation charges n other fees
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Some of the issues that have cropped up for air passengers thanks to #LockdownWithoutPlan and lack of clarity of cancellation and refund policy during this period

Why did airlines start booking tickets for period aft Apr15 during lockdown amidst no clarity of lockdown extn
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Why r airlines refunding only partial sum back to passengers for tickets booked for travel during #Lockdown1 & #lockdown2?

Why r airlines,booking portals refunding passengers by way of vouchers instead of cash back in accounts for tickets booked for travel during lockdown?
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