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A year after 'Janata curfew', coronavirus threat rears its ugly head again
The Siasat | 22/03/2021 04:31 PM | Click to read full article
The coronavirus pandemic is on the upswing again in India which observed a 'Janata curfew' on this day a year ago, having paved the way for an over two-month-long strict nationwide lockdown to curb the contagion.
Millions of people across the country stayed indoors on March 22, 2020, in an unprecedented and overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for the nationwide curfew.