In an unprecedented move and a first for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a total lock down for the entire country for a period of 21 days until April 14 starting from midnight today.
Addressing the nation, Mr. Narendra Modi has requested the citizens to stay safe inside their homes and not to come on the roads, to fight effectively against the spread of Coronavirus.
The PM has announced fifteen thousand crores special package to stop the spread of COVID-19. He requested as a member of every family in the nation to stay safe while saying that developed European countries with best health care are finding it face the deadly Coronavirus.
He goes on to refer to Corona in Hindi as "Koi Road Par Na Nekle" which translates to as no one should come to the roads. He even cites saying 'Jaan Hai To Jahan Hai' which means life is most important than anything.