PM Modi Appeals For ‘Janata Curfew’ On March 22 From 7 AM To 9 PM, Twitter Reacts

Last night at 8 PM, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the entire nation regarding the fatal coronavirus whose confirmed cases have risen to 195, as of now.

According to a report by News18, instead of a complete lockdown like the ones Spain and Italy have imposed, PM Modi called for a ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday, March 22, preaching self-isolation during such tense times.

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On March 22, from 7 AM to 9 PM, the Janata Curfew will be held and on 5 PM, citizens have been requested to come out to their rooftops, balconies, or doorways and clap for 5 minutes for the medical forces and health workers who have been risking their lives and tirelessly working towards helping coronaries patients recover.

He also touched on precautionary measures to keep the virus at bay and also urged people against hoarding commodities from grocery stores.

In case you missed the PM’s address to the nation, here’s a look:

According to a report by Hindustan Times, people on the internet have been lauding the PM’s ‘Janata Curfew’ and are showing their support to abide by it. Eminent people like Shashi Tharoor, Virat Kohli, Twinkle Khanna and others took to Twitter to support this move.

Many also jumped at this opportunity to make memes and crack hilarious jokes! Have a look:

To curb the further spread of coronavirus, such a curfew was necessary. Even if it is for a day, it is effective. We laud PM Modi for this step and hope that everyone will stay indoors on Sunday!