NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with media heads through video conferencing and discussed the issue of coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The virtual meeting came as the government issued strict orders to impose a lockdown in several parts of the country to stall the outbreak of coronavirus.
Earlier, the Prime Minister, in a tweet, had urged the people of the country to strictly follow the lockdown guidelines and stay indoor.
The Central government also directed the states to strictly enforce the lockdown in a bid to curtail the spread of coronavirus and take legal actions against violators.
“States asked to strictly enforce lockdown. Legal action against violators,” the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting directed.
The advisory came in the backdrop of complete lockdown of 75 districts in the country.