Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced that India’s 1.3 billion people will go under total lockdown for 21 days to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Following this, a slew of celebrities including Dhanush, Kajal Aggarwal, Tamannaah and Aishwarya Rajesh took to social media to extend their support to PM’s decision. They also urged people not to panic and advised them to stay at home.
Dhanush said: “I welcome this 21daylockdown announced by our PM and Request all of you 2 cooperate fully, as dis will break d chain of coronavirus spread. And Govt has ensured essential supplies will b available, so let’s not throng grocery&veg shops Let’s fight this together.”
Kajal Aggarwal posted: “21 days is the perfect amount of time to break old habits, make new ones and set new routines.I’ve already enrolled for online courses, increased my reading, meditation,cooking+household chores n spending quality time with fam.Tell me how you’re going to use your time productively?”
Anushka Shetty said that people should understand the seriousness of the situation that the world is battling currently. She added that everyone should follow all the directives that are issued by the government for the safety of its people.
Tamannah said, “Our Prime Minister has announced a 21 day nationwide lockdown. A great step to fight corona. Nothing is more important than our lives. My family and I are staying at home, requesting you to do the same.”
Taapsee Pannu said, “21 days !
Not a lot for us in return of our lives.
Let’s do this everyone ! 💪🏼
And hopefully by the end of THIS lockdown we surely will have a reason n time to celebrate. Until then let’s get through one day at a time.”
Modi addressed the nation at the wake of Coronavirus spreading faster, and announced a 21 day lockdown of the entire nation, so as to break the chain of infection, and said that only social distancing and staying home can save India.