"We had taken a pledge of Janta curfew on 22 March which we as a nation fulfilled with the responsible contribution of each Indian.
The result of the two-month study of these countries, and what these experts are saying is that social distancing is the only option to combat corona, i.e. remain apart from each other and stay confined to your homes. There is no other way to remain safe from corona. We have to break the cycle of infection.
Social distancing is for every citizen, every family and for every member of the family
From 12 midnight today, the entire country will go under a complete lockdown for the next 21 days. To save India and every Indian there will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes : PM Modi urges today.