While addressing people via web telecast today at 12:30 pm, CM Thackeray said that there is adequate stock of basic commodities like vegetables, rice and other things of daily use so there’s no stress. All shops are selling basic products including vegetable sellers, will stay open.

CM Thackeray moreover declared the creation of a WhatsApp chatbox to empower citizens to urge coronavirus-related data. The WhatsApp chatbox is 912026127394. He added requesting the citizens, “Please do not step out of your homes, we will celebrate Gudi Padwa once we tackle this crisis. It is a war against virus.”

The Chief Minister also said that corporates were coming forward to set up hospitals and manufacture masks. He said, “I appeal to employers not to cut wages of their workers or stop their services.  “Don’t flock the markets. To purchase essential commodities, go to market alone and maintain distance with one another.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray requested to citizens not to panic over the nation-wide lockdown declared by the Centre within the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The CM too specified that he spoke to Modi after the declaration of national lockdown and shared his evaluation that the coronavirus circumstance is extremely serious.