Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji on Thursday evening advised Indians to follow the guidelines of general precaution in order to avoid the spread of the coronavirus. He also asked for an exercise of solidarity – apparently unrelated to medical precautions – in the form of a ‘janata curfew’ on Sunday, March 22.
While addressing the media after the address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji to the Nation, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here today that Prime Minister's address was aimed at ensuring that spread of Coronavirus was tackled effectively in the country.He said that the Prime Minister has urged the people of the country to make a commitment that they would abide by the directions and advisory issued by the Union Government to check spread of Coronavirus in the country.
The Chief Minister said that the Prime Minister has also urged the people of the country to refrain from spreading misinformation and also follow the self-imposed ‘Janta Curfew’ on 22 on March from 7 am to 9 pm. He said that people should remain indoor on this day unless they have some emergency. He said the Prime Minister has also urged the people to be vigilant and alert against this virus. He has also urged the people of the country to clap or ring bells from the balconies or doors of their houses for five minutes to encourage the people such as doctors, paramedical staff, sanitary workers and others fighting relentlessly to check spread of Coronavirus in the country from 5 pm on 22 March. Jai Ram Thakur Ji said that the Prime Minister has also urged the people of the country to avoid putting unnecessary pressure on the hospitals and as far as possible, they should consult doctors over phone in case of minor medical emergency. He has also requested the people for not getting panic for buying essential commodities as there was adequate stock of the same.
He appealed to the people of the State to give their wholehearted support to the clarion call given by the Prime Minister. He said that there was adequate stock of essential commodities and medicine in the State and there was no need to panic.