The prime minister of India, Narendra Modi today addressed the nation at 8pm.
Urging the people of India to abide by ‘social distancing’, the Prime Minister announced a 21-day complete lockdown in the entire country from midnight of tonight i.e. 24th March. He urges the people of India to keep patience & cooperate the government by staying at home.
He said that for the safety of the countrymen, it is utmost important to maintain social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. He urged everyone to avoid public places & fully comply with the regulations imposed during the complete lockdown.
He assured that India will not face scarcity of essential services during the lockdown & hence urged everyone not to panic.
He asked everyone to pray for the heroes working at the front line.