India to observe 'Janata curfew' on Sunday amid spurt in coronavirus cases

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published 1 week ago
The country will be observing an unprecedented shutdown on Sunday following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew', where people have been urged to voluntarily stay indoors to check the spread of coronavirus while public transport will be suspended or curtailed and all markets and shops except those dealing...

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Published 1 week ago -  02:47
India observes 'Janata Curfew', streets wear a deserted look as States observe curfew |Oneindia News
AMID INCREASING FEARS OF COMMUNITY SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS CASES IN INDIA, AS ANNOUNCED BY PM MODI, INDIA TODAY OBSERVES JANTA CURFEW FROM 7 AM TO 9 PM TODAY. THE MOVE IS AIMED AT ENCOURAGING PUBLIC TO STAY INDOORS AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING, WHICH IS ESSENTIAL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19. THE MOVE IS AN ATTEMPT TO BREAK THE CHAIN FOR A DAY AND PREVENT THE MASSIVE SPREAD OF THE DISEASE. ATLEAST 315 PEOPLE IN INDIA HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. STATES LIKE DELHI, UP, BIHAR, HIMACHAL PRADESH, RAJASTHAN AND BIHAR OBSERVE JANATA CURFEW.

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