Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar on Friday extended her support to the 'Janta Curfew' called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Taking to Twitter, Lata Mangeshkar stated that she supports PM Modi's Janta Curfew and also lauded the decisions taken by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
This comes after CM Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that all workplaces will be shut till March 31 while government offices will operate on 25% attendance. The veteran singer also urged all the citizens to support the government and follow the advisories issued to beat the crisis.
भारत के प्रधानमंत्री आदरणीय श्री नरेंद्रभाई मोदी जी ने जनता करफ़्यू की घोषणा की,मैं उसका समर्थन करती हूँ और महाराष्ट्र के मुख्यमंत्री माननीय उद्धव ठाकरे जी ने जो जनता के हीत में निर्णय लिए है वो सराहनीय हैं.मेरा सभी नागरिकोंसे निवेदन है कि वो सरकार का साथ दे और इस संकट को मात दे.— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) March 20, 2020
The Maharashtra CM on Friday announced that from Friday midnight till March 31, all workplaces will remain closed. The order will be applicable in Mumbai, MMR Region, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur, adding that government offices will operate at 25% attendance. However, essential services will continue to operate and the CM also urged people to restrict unnecessary movement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged citizens to implement 'Janta Curfew' - a curfew by the people and for the people - on Sunday from 7 AM to 9 PM to avoid mass gatherings in an attempt to contain the Coronavirus spread. The Prime Minister stated that people should stay in their homes on March 22 while the Janta Curfew is implemented and avoid going out unless extremely important. PM Modi added that the Janta Curfew will help us prepare for the upcoming challenges.
Addressing the nation on Thursday, PM Modi said, "Today, I ask you all for you support to implement the Janata Curfew. Janata Curfew is a curfew of the people and by the people implemented by the people itself. This Sunday, that is after two days - March 22, morning 7 am to 9 pm in the night, all citizens should follow the Janta Curfew."
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