Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik calls to support 21-day Nation wide Lockdown announced by PM Narendra Modi. CM Patnaik said that it is an extremely challenging race against time to stop COVID-19. As the pandemic is spreading across the world, it is time to be together as a nation at this hour of crisis and support the appeal of PM Modi.
Addressing the nation for the second time in a week, PM Modi said, “From 12 am of March 24 entire country will be on complete lockdown for three weeks (21 days) due to COVID-19,” said PM Modi.”
“Coronavirus has made many powerful countries helpless; challenges are increasing despite all efforts. Experts are saying that ‘social distancing’ is the only way to tackle coronavirus. Social distancing not only for infected but for every citizen including the prime minister,” added PM Modi
He added that the lockdown is in a way curfew and would be more stringent than Janata curfew.