PM tells people not to panic and avoid unnecessary travel
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people not to panic and avoid unnecessary travels. While asking everyone to listen to the advise given by doctors, the PM said all those who have been told to stay in home quarantine should follow the instructions.
There was overwhelming nationwide response to the Prime Minister’s appeal for the “Janata Curfew” (People’s Curfew) on Sunday. People cutting across every social strata and barriers also came out of their homes on the PM’s advice and stood at their entrance, or the balconies, windows and terraces and clapped aloud or rang bells simultaneously at 5 pm on Sunday to salute and honour the doctors, paramedical staff and all others who are rendering their services to combat the deadly Coronavirus.
In a series of tweets the PM said, “Never forget – precautions not panic! It’s not only important to be home but also remain in the town/ city where you are. Unnecessary travels will not help you or others. In these times, every small effort on our part will leave a big impact”.
This is the time we should all listen to the advise given by doctors and authorities. All those who have been told to stay in home quarantine, I urge you to please follow the instructions. This will protect you as well as your friends and family.
Appreciating the IT professionals and Workers for providing their services to fellow citizens, the Prime Minister said their outstanding role in combating COVID-19 will be remembered for years to come.
In a tweet the PM said, “They are heroes. They’re phenomenal individuals whose outstanding role will be remembered for years to come”.
Absolutely correct! India is extremely proud of our IT professionals who are working hard to provide seamless services to fellow citizens. This community of innovators and industrious professionals has a major role to play in combating COVID-19.” #IndiaFightsCorona