Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress to win two consecutive terms with a full majority and the second to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
lockdown has been reimposed in Aizawl Municipal Corporation area in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases. The shutdown will be in force from July 18 till the midnight of July 24, an official order by the Mizoram government said.
Lockdown or other stringent restrictions may be imposed in other parts of the state by deputy commissioners depending on the pandemic situation, it also said.
The announcement comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the COVID-19 situation was worrisome in some districts of the northeastern region.