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After PM Modi announces ‘Janta curfew’, Twitter fills with miscellaneous reactions

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 March 2020, 21:56 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the countrymen at 8 pm today due to coronavirus outbreak. PM Modi urged people to maintain ‘Janta curfew’ on Sunday, i.e. March 22.

PM Modi asked people to avoid social interaction and mass gatherings during public curfew or Janata curfew.


In an address to the nation, PM Modi said, “I am seeking one more support from every countryman today. This is a public curfew. Janta curfew means for the public, curfew imposed on the public by themselves. I request everyone to follow this from this Sunday, i.e. 22 March, 7 am till night at 9 o'clock.”

He also asked people to avoid panic buying amid outbreak and also assured people that the government is taking all necessary steps to control the situation

PM Modi also added in his address that he asked the local administration to clap and ring bells at 5 pm on March 22 as a form of gratitude to the workers who are fighting the coronavirus.
To remain safe from the coronavirus, PM Modi advised people that to stay indoors as no cure has been found yet.

After Modi concluded his speech, Twitter has been flooded with several reactions to Janta Curfew and Modi’s address.

Check out reactions:


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First published: 19 March 2020, 21:40 IST