|COVID-19: ‘Janta Curfew’ to be observed on 22nd March from 7 AM to 9 PM|
COVID-19: ‘Janta Curfew’ to be observed on 22nd March from 7 AM to 9 PM
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the nation on combating the challenge of COVID-19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to follow the concept of ‘Janta Curfew’ on 22 March, 2020 from 7 AM to 9 PM, wherein no one apart from those involved with essential services is supposed to venture out of home to overcome the crisis of COVID-19.
He said that the success of such a people’s movement and the experiences gained from it will prepare us for the challenges ahead. He added that our efforts on March 22, would be a symbol of our self restraint and determination to perform duty in the national interest.
Urging the state governments to take the lead, Prime Minister asked all youth organizations including NCC and NSS, civil societies to generate awareness among people about the ‘Janta Curfew’. He urged everyone to try to inform at least ten other people over phone about this self imposed curfew.