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PM calls for complete lockdown of entire nation for 21 days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown for the entire country, stating that it was the only way to break the chain of infection. The lockdown will be in effect till April 14.

In a nationwide television broadcast, Mr. Modi said the pandemic was a huge challenge to every country and even countries like the U.S. and Italy, considered to have good health infrastructure, were struggling to control the situation.

Here is the official notification:

PM calls for complete lockdown of entire nation for 21 days

 

 

 

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