Indian Players Unite to Show Support Towards Janta Curfew

Published 03/22/2020, 11:42 AM EDT


The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, had announced a “Janta Curfew” on Sunday 22nd March. The idea behind this is to make sure that no citizen is out on the street from 7:00am to 9:00pm. This decision is taken keeping in mind the outbreak of Coronavirus all over the world. The number of positive cases are arising at an accelerated rate in India. Therefore, only people who could take to the streets are the individuals from essential services.

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Under this Janata (public) curfew, no one should leave their home or gather in their neighborhoods. Only those related to essential services should go out.”

India unites to show their appreciation towards essential services staff during uncertain times

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Not only this, he also said that at 5:00pm, the country will unite to showcase a round of appreciation for the essential services workers. He said that people can clap theirs hands, beat utensils, and ring bells to show their gratitude. This initiative was supported by celebrities that included Indian Cricket players as well. All of them took to Twitter to ensure their fans and audience know the cause and take appropriate action.

It so happens that the entire nation did unite at 5:00pm to clap theirs hands and ring bells and beat utensils. Almost every citizen came to the balcony to express their appreciation for the workers. Several Indian players took to Twitter to show that the citizens of India were abiding by Janta Curfew. The videos clearly show how the nation is uniting during such difficult times.

Here are some of the tweets showing the outcome of Janta Curfew

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The idea behind this Janta Curfew is to ensure that everyone takes the threat seriously. This is a way to initiate the process of self-isolation. Additionally, word is that the virus lasts for 12 hours. Hence, if there is no further spread for 12 hours, it is possible to curb the spread.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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