PM Modi Hails 'lightning-fast' Hima Das & PT Usha For Joining Hands To Fight COVID-19

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India's 'lightning-fast' runners, Hima Das & PT Usha, for responding positively to his call for Janta Curfew on Sunday

Written By Koushik Narayanan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India's 'lightning-fast' runners, Hima Das & PT Usha, for responding positively to his call for Janta Curfew on Sunday and for coming together to fight the coronavirus epidemic. Addressing the nation on Thursday, PM Modi announced that a Janta Curfew will be in place on Sunday, 22 March from 7 am to 9 pm during which he requested all the citizens to remain indoors. In addition to this, PM Modi urged the people to assemble on their balconies or in front of their houses at 5 pm to cheer for the health workers, government employees, media persons & others who were working in order to prevent the spread of the epidemic.   

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"The global pandemic is affecting the economy as well. Keeping in mind the economic challenges, the Government of India under the Finance Ministry has decided to form a COVID-19 Economic Task Force. This task force will stay in touch with all stakeholders and will take appropriate decisions based on the feedback. It will ensure that it will take steps to reduce the burden on the economy," the PM Modi said. 

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