PM Narendra Modi calls for Janta Curfew, urges people to stay indoors
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PM Narendra Modi calls for Janta Curfew, urges people to stay indoors

March 19, 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a fervent appeal to all Indians to stay indoors as much as possible to avoid getting infected by coronavirus, saying the world has never seen a danger as grave as this.

He called for ‘Janta curfew‘ on March 22 from 7 am-9 pm, saying no citizen, barring those in essential services, should get out of house.

“Even World War I and II did not affect as many countries as coronavirus has done,” Modi said in a national broadcast.

Asking people to sacrifice “some weeks of yours, some time of yours”, Modi said given that coronavirus has no cure yet, the only way to stay safe is to stay indoors.

“I request all people in country to get out of house only when it is extremely necessary, try and do all work from home,” he said.

9 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “PM Narendra Modi calls for Janta Curfew, urges people to stay indoors”

  1. Bhamy V Shenoy says:

    Let us hope that all of us will fully support PM Mody’s request to stay home from 7.00 AM to 9.00 PM on March 22 to “celebrate” Janata Curfew to honor the little creature which has caused worse disaster than the two world wars. This is indeed a brilliant and bold initiative of NDA. Now it is our responsibility to ensure that every one knows about this Mamata Curfew and will follow PM. Let us learn from Italians who adapted “chalta he” attitude and are now paying for their mistake. A country considerably smaller than China has higher Covic-19 related deaths. Let us also not follow the example of Karnataka’s PM who urged small weddings and he himself attended a mega wedding event. This is not to be critical of CM. After all such VVIPs have some compulsion to meet the ego of their supporters.

    Above all let us all talk about Janata Curfew, spread the word to those who do not can cannot read papers and celebrate it rather than mourning for such an event.

  2. What a culture! says:

    Talking about Italy, unlike India, it has excellent integrated primary and public healthcare system. Yet,the virus spread because of the lax attitude, and inadequate testing of masses. It is unbelievable that a densely populated country like India,which has many times the population of Italy reports COVID-19 infected number under 200! Somebody is not telling the truth.
    In the West, whilst recommending, “stay home”policy, a package to people who who are working and who stay home includes,salary/wages,tax holiday etc.. paid by the governments. The advanced on-line ordering with extensive supply chains means people can stay home,order groceries and essential supplies delivered to their homes. Can the above happen in India?India has non-existent free healthcare services at the point of delivery, which explains why the testing is so inadequate and reported cases of under 200 sound so ridiculous. Modi has to do more,much much more.

  3. Sam says:

    @What a culture! – Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday =quick and aggressive action was required to tackle coronavirus, warning India will pay “extremely heavy price” for the Centre’s inability to act decisively. “Quick aggressive action is the answer to tackling the coronavirus. India is going to pay an extremely heavy price for our government’s inability to act decisively,”
    I think we should Kick out Modi and Install Rahul Gandhi and hen will make sure India will be like Italy with thousands of testing labs, free health care, paid holidays and we will achieve Utopia of our dreams!!
    Modi has spoiled even united nations that they are praising his efforts. Even Western countries are praising him! Sab RSS ka Jhumla !! We are glad we have a few people like you and Raga who can boldly speak the truth!

  4. What a culture! says:

    @SamYou must be Modi worshipper to the core. FYI, I do not live in India and the question of supporting Rahul will never arise. Enjoy Modi’s Utopia, when the Virus the millions, pray God, as that is the only way out as India cannot cope with no universal healthcare. BTW, Modi os well protected thanks to the team of doctors looking after him!!

  5. What a culture! says:

    Correction: Virus hits the millions. Oh,I forgot, when people do stay home as your supreme leader Modi suggests,shops close,hotels close andwhen all businesses close, who would pay the employees? There is no unemployment benefit in India! Good luck!!

  6. Past Mysorean says:

    Hello Sam. You think any one who criticises Modi must be a follower of Rahul. Typical Indian mindset!!
    Your leader Modi forgets that this virus needs weeks of staying home by people, isolating themselves. @What a Culture suggested what this can mean: no customers for shops, hotels etc..,and employees there lose jobs. Will Modi pay their salaries/wages which can run into Thousands of crores of your Indian Rupees? That is what every country in Europe,US and Canada are doing: compensating the employees as well as the businesses. Modi should also arrange the food and other essentials to delivered to homes.Think of India’s population of 1.3 billions, even leaving aside 30% of them as rich who can look after themselves, there are still over 700-800 millions of ordinary people who need help.Has Modi thought about this?The only way to defeat this virus is isolation at homes for weeks to bring the cases down.
    I am very surprised that in a country as densely populated as India, the reported infections are just around 200, and a few deaths! Do you believe this? This time,Modi’s” friend” Trump does not want him at the White House or in Houston for the “howdys”. Enjoy worshipping Modiji! I have no vote in India,and has no respect for the alternative-Rahul! I suggest Modi learns from Singapore.

  7. citizen says:

    Sam, you are dumb bhakt no doubt about that, corona virus test is costing 4400 INR, entire world is conducting test for free and some countries covered in under insurance as free, you and your dumb leader speaks nothing about financial relief package to effected industries, daily wages workers, transporters rather hiked prices for fuels where crude oil price is dipping every day , at least Rahul Ghandhi have courtesy towards people who told this before a month to treat as important epidemic , he was ignored, and great leader as claimed addressed nation with foolish things to clap, beat drums rather announcing government relief package and benefits, locking price of essential commodities, setting objectives to tackle emergency.

  8. Raj says:

    @citizen you are a moron and an asshole SOB born to insult others – the root cause of your burn is, a majority of people listed to Modi and followed him. I can understand the burning of Pigs like you!That must be very hard for Rahul Bhakth like you! You assholes dont see the point . 4400 rupees per kit for a billion people, testings ever person will cost 4400 billion rupees, just diagnostic alone, not a cure. Now manufacturing such large number and getting them set up to needs a lot of people movement with further spreads the virus. Has your wise leader Raga thought about it? right now, the first step is to keep people away and observe social distancing until a cure is found. Sitting and criticizing others as MODI Bhakth is easy especially for useless idiots like you!. Get a life if you can!! may be already too late!

  9. citizen says:

    @Raj, you a true Ram bhakt , your language proves that. Every citizen is paying tax and you being a asshole also pay this. Hence it is the responsibility of government to do it rather annuocing bull shit things on televeision at 8PM. You Mo Fu sitting on system under fan perhaps 4400 is nothing for you may be, 30% our population depend on daily wages to fill their stomachs it is their months savings. 21 days lock down, it was required no doubt, but you smelly sewage mole have you ever thought about poor daily wages people. ??
    It is not about Modi or Rahul it is about policies and government objectives !

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