The clanging sounds rang in the
air across the nation at five in the evening, having people out in their
balconies, lawns and terraces to follow an appeal made by Prime Minister
Narendra Modi to show solidarity and express gratitude to doctors, nurses, forces
and others involved in providing essential services, as the country went into
an unprecedented ‘Janta Curfew’ to check the spread of the Corona virus.
The clapping continued for several minutes. People
were seen clapping and clanging their utensils. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Yogi Adityanath also rang the bell in Gorakhpur. To follow the Prime Minister’s
appeal many politicians, famous personalities and celebrities who came up and
participated to support the social cause.
Minutes before 5 PM, PM Modi took
to Twitter and reminded the people to come out on the balconies to express
gratitude to the people working round the clock against COVID-19
The nation is undergoing ‘Janta Curfew’ or ‘self
quarantine’ today after the Prime Minister on Thursday laid emphasis on
individual ‘determination’ and “restraint through social distancing”
in fighting the global pandemic and called for ‘Janta Curfew’ on March 22 for
the people to be prepare for challenges
of the future.