‘Janata Curfew’: Country expresses appreciation for service providers with pots, pans and clapping; PM says thanks

New Delhi, January 22

With beating of metal plates, ringing of bells and clapping, people across the country on Sunday evening expressed appreciation for medical and other health care staff who are on the frontline of the battle against the coronavirus.

The clanging sounds rang in the air as the clock struck five and people came out in balconies, lawns and terrace following an appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show solidarity with doctors, nurses and others involved in providing essential services, as the country observed an unprecedented ‘Janta Curfew’ to check the spread of the virus. 

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