The Coronavirus outbreak has led the world into a panic. PM Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation and appealed to have Janta Curfew on Sunday from 7 am to 9 PM.
The decision was made as a preventive measure and maintain social distancing, keeping more and more people in quarantine.
The number of cases is increasing day by day in India and it is very important that we follow preventive measures during the Pandemic.
He also asked people to gather in their balconies on March 22 at 5 pm to applaud the unsung heroes who are working to overcome the global outbreak of Coronavirus.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 19, 2020
Soon after PM Modi’s video went viral on Twitter many people came together to appreciate the decision.
Industrialist Anand Mahindra took it to Twitter to applaud Modi’s wise decision:
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) March 19, 2020
The Chairman of Mahindra group took this as his social responsibility and said:
“I will be on my balcony with my family and we will applaud our unsung heroes without pause for the entire 5 minutes. One nation, One Voice. Narendra Modi.”
Many people joined Mahindra in this decision:
#Coronafighters I, along with my family, will thank the doctors of my country, the sanitation workers, the police, all those people from the balcony,
— Patriotic 🇮🇳 (@CarelessPatriot) March 19, 2020
Thank you in advance Sir 😊🙏
Stay Home Stay Safe 👍 pic.twitter.com/9l8xwIO2Ea
— Dr Charuhas (@charuhasmujumd1) March 19, 2020
Awesome, Mr. Mahindra. No one can beat us when we stand united, not even #CoronavirusPandemic
— Sadhavi Khosla🇮🇳 (@sadhavi) March 19, 2020
PM Modi also appealed to the audience to postpone surgery if they are not urgent and avoid visiting hospitals for regular check-ups.
“If you have an appointment for any non-essential surgery, please postpone it for one month. We should keep in mind that pressure should not come to hospitals,”