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Coronavirus Outbreak: India Observes Janata Curfew

A self-imposed, one-day 'Janata Curfew' is underway in India to prevent coronavirus spread as the cases from the deadly virus continues to rise

March 22, 2020

A flyover wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. PM Modi proposed a Janata curfew between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A deserted view of Anand Vihar Railway Station in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A deserted view of Connaught Place in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A flyover wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. PM Modi proposed a Janata curfew between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus.

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A deserted view of Laxmi Nagar Metro Station in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A deserted view of ITO in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A deserted view of India Gate in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A deserted view of Boat Club in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A city street wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in Kolkata.

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A city street wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in Kolkata.

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A deserted view of South Block in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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A deserted view of Vijay Chowk in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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An Indian man wearing face mask walks past the Charminar monument in Hyderabad. India is observing a 14-hour “people's curfew” called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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NH 24 near Akshardham Temple wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A city street wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bikaner. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Indian commuters moves on a deserted look road during a day long people's curfew as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Ahmedabad. India is observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A view of deserted the Bandra-Worli sea link over the Arabian Sea in Mumbai. India is Sunday observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A man wearing a mask walks through a deserted market in Mumbai. India is Sunday observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A stray dog walks through a deserted street in Prayagraj. India is observing a 14-hour “people's curfew” called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A flyover wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Marina beach wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A bus stand wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jalandhar. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Commuters ride on a bicycle on a deserted city street during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Dhanbad. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A highway wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Mall Road wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bathinda. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Auto rickshaws are parked outside a slum in Mumbai. India is Sunday observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A city street wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in Srinagar. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A flyover wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Trains stand parked at a deserted railway station during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A city street wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Shimla. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Hatia Railway Station wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A city street wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhopal. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Charbagh railway station wears a deserted look during 'Janta curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow. PM Modi proposed a 'Janta curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Chiraiyatand bridge wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Howrah Bridge wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata,. PM Modi proposed a Janata curfew between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Jalahalli flyover wears a deserted look during 'Janta curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru. PM Modi proposed a 'Janta curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Buses stand parked at a railway station during Janta curfew in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Trains stand parked at a deserted railway station during Janta curfew in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Jaipur.

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Metros are seen parked at a yard after their services were suspended during Janta Curfew in the wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Busses are seen parked at CMBT after the bus services were suspended during Janta Curfew in the wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, in Chennai.

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A deserted street of East Delhi during Janta curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Sparse crowd at Kasimedu fish market during Janta curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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A view of deserted the Bandra-Worli sea link over the Arabian Sea in Mumbai. India is Sunday observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion.

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