NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, March 19, 2020, requested all Indians to stay indoors as much as possible to avoid getting infected by coronavirus. He said the world has never seen a danger as grave as this and in this time we all need to fight against this virus together.
“I am seeking one more support from every countrymen today. This is a public curfew. Janata curfew means for the public, curfew imposed by the public on its own. Every citizen must follow Janata curfew on this Sunday, March 22, from 7 am to 9 pm,” Modi said in his address to the nation.
Here are some of the most common questions about ‘Janata Curfew’ announced by PM Modi:
- What is ‘Janata curfew’?
‘Janata curfew’ is a self quarantine request by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his address to nation on March 19, the PM Modi requested all citizens to stay indoor, barring those in essential services. on Sunday, March 22, from 7 am to 9 pm.
- What is the timing of ‘Janata curfew’?
The ‘Janata curfew’ will be on March 22 from 7 am-9 pm where citizens are advised to stay indoors as much as possible.
- What does ‘Janata curfew’ means?
Janata curfew literally means ‘public curfew’. PM Modi announced for ‘Janata curfew’ on March 22 as a precautionary measure against coronavirus.
- Can I go out during ‘Janata curfew’?
PM Modi has advised citizens to stay indoors on March 22 as much as possible. However, people can go out only in emergency situation or essential services.