Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 6pm.

The announcement for the same was made on the PM's official Twitter handle.

\It will be his seventh address to the nation since the pandemic's outbreak.

The prime minister has often taken to televised address to announce major decisions or developments.

In his last such address, he had on June 30 announced extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), a programme to provide free ration for over 80 crore people, mostly poor, by five more months till November end.