On Tuesday morning, PM Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown will be extended till May 3, 2020. As soon as the date was out, Star Wars Fan began to realise that the lockdown will be lifted on May 4, 2020, which is celebrated as Star Wars Day, unless of course, the lockdown needs to be extended further, to ensure citizens' safety.
Several fans took to Twitter and claimed that PM Modi was strong with the force, which quickly went viral on social media. This is not the first time, PM Narendra Modi has been associated with the super hit franchise. Five years ago PM Modi, while in the New York's Madison Square Garden, had concluded his speech with, "May the Force be with you." He was present in New York for the Global Citizen meet where he was flanked by Hugh Jackman.
Fans shared the clip from the event on social media as, May 4, 2020, began trending. This is how Twitter reacted with "May The 4th"
PM Modi is a Star Wars fan. May the 4th be with us on Monday May 4th 2020.— Shilpa Godbole (@godbole_shilpa) April 14, 2020
Your focus determines your reality. https://t.co/RAquIw1WWz
Do you guys think he did this because he badly wanted to say this " May the 4th be with you " @PMOIndia— Gurkirat (@kirat0104) April 14, 2020
PM Modi extends Lockdown till 3rd of May because he knows that on the 4th of May the force is with us. pic.twitter.com/SenfJhaR28— Nigam (@nigam_acharya) April 14, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation for the fourth time, on Tuesday morning reminded everyone how serious the situation is. He said that the lockdown will go until May 3, 2020, and the aim is to ensure that more hotspots aren't formed. "Till 20th April, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored, as to how strictly they are implementing norms. States which will not let hotspots increase, they could be allowed to let some important activities resume, but with certain conditions," the PM said.
The PM also added that efforts are being made to improve the supply chain and the health infrastructure while governments are working together to ensure that farmers face minimal problems.