Mumbai: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday (March 23) imposed curfew across the state to check the spread of coronavirus.
Issuing a message to folks of Maharashtra, via social media, Thackeray stated the nation, in addition to the state, are going via a significant disaster. The second you see me on TV, you should be pondering that when once more I’ve come to say one thing.
“We have now come to the last stage in relation to the coronavirus. We have more or less serious situations like other countries. On the Prime Minister’s call, we clapped, banged steel plates to salute the heroes who are fighting against coronavirus.”
Maharashtra CM stated, “Essentials like groceries, milk, bakery, medical, etc will remain open. People need not panic. All religious places will remain closed. Only the priests and clerics alone will be inside and pray.” including “Today I am compelled to announce a statewide curfew. People were not listening and we are compelled.”
CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray addressing the State https://t.co/oSgBuNv9Ex
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) March 23, 2020
Even now, if we don’t enhance then we’ll assume why did we we fail to take well timed step. From as we speak, imply of communication are being stopped within the state, apart from closing all transport, the CM stated.
He additionally knowledgeable to have written a letter to the Prime Minister, by which, he had requested to put a ban transport on the worldwide degree.
Earlier within the day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has introduced a “full curfew” within the state “with no relaxations” in a bid to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Modi has requested state governments to guarantee guidelines of lockdown are adopted correctly and referred to as on residents to take the problem significantly.
“Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself by doing this, save your family, follow the instructions seriously. I request the state governments to ensure the rules and laws are followed,” he tweeted.
Notably, the quantity of coronavirus optimistic sufferers in India as we speak rose to 415, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).