PM Modi LIVE Address On Coronavirus: PM Appeals For 'Janta Curfew' On Sunday From 7AM-9PM

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PM Modi Live Address on Coronavirus amid India reporting its fourth death due to Coronavirus. India's cases tally stands at 189, currently.

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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PM Modi Live Address on Coronavirus amid India reporting its fourth death due to Coronavirus. India's cases tally stands at 189, currently.
CAIT honours Janta curfew call
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 21:41

In response to the clarion call of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for imposing self Janta Curfew on 22 March, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) appreciated the call of Prime Minister and the commercial markets across the Country will take part in Janta Curfew and 7 crore business establishments in the Country may down their shutters on 22 Match. A final decision to the call for nationwide market closure on 22 March will be taken tomorrow after having consultations with trade leaders of all States. 

PM Modi's nine pointers
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:58

1- Every India should be vigilant. Avoid stepping out of your homes until it is absolutely essential.

2- Those over the age of 60 should remain inside their homes only. 

3- Dutifully observe Janta Curfew on Sunday, 22nd March 2020 from 7 AM to 9 PM.

4- At 5 PM on 22nd March 2020, the day of the Janta Curfew, from your homes, express gratitude to those working round the clock to keep India healthy (such as doctors, nurses, paramedics, municipal staff, armed forces, airport staff)

5- Avoid going to hospitals for routine check-ups. If there are surgeries that can be postponed, kindly do so.

6- Formation of COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force under the leadership of the Finance Minister to comprehensively look at ways to boost the economy.

7- Do not cut the wages of those working in your homes, support staff and drivers, gardeners. 

8- Do not indulge in panic buying. India has enough food and ration supplies.

9- Stay away from rumours.

PM Modi's full address to the nation
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:46

Watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's full address to the nation on efforts taken by the government to combat the Coronavirus outbreak - 


Paresh Rawal hail PM's initiative
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:38


Indian cricket coach Ravi Shastri applauds 'Janta curfew'
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:36

Yogeshwar Dutt hails PM Modi's speech


PM Modi advises against hoarding
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:34

He says,"I assure the countrymen that steps are being taken to enure there is no halt on supply milk, vegetables and other essential things. Dont hoard essential items. Just shop as you have been till today".

Urges common people to contribute towards the fight

He adds,"130 crore people have thought Corona as their own problem. I know that all of us will continue to play our role in the society."

Talking about upcoming Navratri celebration, he concludes his speech,"India marches ahead with all its might - that is my wish."

PM Modi urges to avoid unnecessary hospital visits
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:27

PM Modi says," I urge people to not visit the hospitals for routine checkups. If you think, it is quite necessary, call the doctors you know and discuss over on phone. I urge to postpone if you have any important surgery planned in the coming days," adding,"We have formed a COVID-19 Economic task force. this will see to it that all the steps taken are implemented." 

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PM Salutes essential service people
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:24

"I urge all state Govts that they lead in following the Janata Curfew.I want another cooperation from you, many people are at work at hospitals, airports, govt employees, Mediapersons, Autos, trains. These poeple without caring for themselves are working for you people as 'protectors of the nation'," he says.

Announces 5 PM salute for all 'protectors of nation' 

"We should come out and thank these people on the Janata Curfew day. At 5PM we will be at our doors for 5mins and applaud there protectors," he adds.


PM Modi introduces Janta curfew
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:20

Reminscing war days during his chilhood, he says,"When it was a situation of war back when i was young, whole vilages used to be blacked out.  It used to hapen even if no war was to take place"

Introduces 'Janta curfew'

"I ask for another support from you - Janta curfew. This 22nd March, all people have to follow this curfew. 7AM to 9PM no one should be out of their home," he said.

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PM Modi: 'Individual is healthy, world is healthy'
2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020 20:15

PM Modi on social distancing

"We have to understand that when a person is fit, then the world is fit. Social distancing is quite effective. If you think, you are fine and nothing will happen to you and roam about in the markets then you are endangering your family. For the next few weeks, come out of your homes, only when it is really necessary," he says.

By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water