Mumbai. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the prolonged lockdown would create a more serious crisis than the covid-19 epidemic and advocated for a ' way of living ' to tackle the virus . The BJP leader said that there is a need to strike a balance between the security of the people and the economy as the epidemic has had a profound impact on the economy. He said, "There is no philosophy in a hungry stomach. We need to learn how to live with Kovid-19. In an event organized by a Marathi news channel, Gadkari said, "We need to strike a balance between protecting ourselves and speeding up the economy." He admitted that the economic crisis caused by the lockdown implemented due to Corona virus Has been born and the revenue of the center has also decreased.
He said that prolonged lockdowns would create a more serious crisis than the Kovid-19 epidemic. Gadkari called it his personal opinion and said that it is not a matter of questioning the profit and loss of lockdown. " It is not right to discuss whether a lockdown was needed or not ," he said . At that time appropriate decisions were made. We have to learn from experiences. There is no need to do politics on lockdown. ”The Union Minister said that the Central and State Governments are taking all possible steps to deal with the Kovid-19 crisis and the subsequent situation.