‘Janta Curfew’ Begins Nationwide On PM Modi’s Appeal

22 Mar, 2020 11:18 IST|Sakshi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Amid rising the number of coronavirus cases across the nation, 'Janta Curfew' begins in India on March 22 which was appealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 19.

Deserted roads are seen across the country following the commencemnet of curfew. Traffic on the roads was minuscule as people observed the self-imposed curfew to be maintained between 7 am and 9 pm.

Modi took to his twitter handles in the early hours on Sunday and tweeted about the commencement of curfew across the nation.

Take a look at his tweet here:

Following the Prime Minister's message regarding Janta Curfew, several popular faces including politicians and celebrities started extending the support to to the call in the view of combating the spread of deadly coronavirus across the nation.

Total of 315 positive cases and four deaths in different states have been reported across the country.

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