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India Under 21-Day Lockdown

On March 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus.

March 25, 2020

Senior citizens sit on chairs with maintaining social distance as they wait to collect their pension at General Post Office Savings Bank (SB) during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Members of Muslim community who had visited several Muslim missionary gatherings including ‘Jamat’ at Nizamuddin Mosque in New Delhi, wear masks as they are being taken to a quarantine facility during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ahmedabad.

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Students along with their belongings leave after completing 14-days of quarantine at designated facility centre, as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar. Another batch of 489 people, mostly students, were allowed to go home today after completely quarantine in Srinagar.

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Members of Muslim community offer Friday prayers at their house during a nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus, in the old quarters of Delhi.

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A coronavirus graffiti drawn at a junction to create awareness during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of the pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Trucks stand parked during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Azadpur market in New Delhi.

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Devotees outside closed Jhandewalan Mandir on the occasion of Ram Navami during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People maintain social distance as they stand in a queue to offer prayers at a Hanuman temple, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Dhanbad

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People throng to a market to buy vegetables during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Thane

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Locals set up a temporary barricade to prevent people from entering the area amid fear of coronavirus outbreak during a nationwide lockdown, in Guwahati

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Nurses arrive at a hospital for training on coronavirus treatment, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Devotees offer prayers outside a closed temple on the occasion of Ram Navami festival, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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Police personnel distribute food among the needy during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Hindu priests wearing face masks perform rituals during 'Ram Navami' festival at a temple closed for devotees as part of lockdown to curb the spread of new coronavirus in Hyderabad. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Workers clean railway coaches to be used as isolation wards for COVID 19 patients, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People throng to a vegetable market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer.

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People carry essentials during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Azadpur market in New Delhi.

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A delivery man carries LPG gas cylinders during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Karol Bagh in New Delhi.

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People release a bowl of 'Saakh' in Tawi river on the occasion of Ram Navami, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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Trains stand parked at New Delhi Railway Station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Ram Navami during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhopal.

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Devotees cook food to be distributed among the needy during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Vrindavan in Mathura.

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Migrant laborers, who were stopped while trying to head back to their respective hometowns and are being quarantined, rest at a government school at Ghazipur in east Delhi.

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Migrant workers take rest inside Delhi Government School during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Gazipur in Delhi.

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Migrant workers take rest inside Delhi Government School during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Gazipur in Delhi.

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Migrant workers, sheltered inside a Delhi Government school, being provided food items during the nationwide complete lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, at Ghazipur in east Delhi.

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A Senior citizen carries vegetables and fruit at market during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A worker sprays disinfectant in Kaushambi Bus Station as a precautionary measure during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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Buses parked at Kaushambi Bus Station during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad

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A worker sprays disinfectant on parked buses as a precautionary measure during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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Homeless and daily wage workers consume meals, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a relief camp in Patna.

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Migrant workers and their families travel in an e-rickshaw to their native villages, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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People stand in a queue outside a chemist shop, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mathura

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People present their documents to receive ration, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Priests perform rituals on the occasion of Mahanisha puja, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mirzapur

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A police person raises his baton on commuters for not complying with lockdown guidelines, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad.

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Traffic workers seize vehicles of commuters for not complying with lockdown guidelines, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad

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A security person punishes two youths for flouting the lockdown rules, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Hindu devotees offer prayers outside a closed temple on the occasion of Ashtami of the nine-day long Navratri festival, amid the complete lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur,

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Police personnel during a search operation for devotees who had recently attended the religious congregation at Tabligh-e-Jamaat's Markaz in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, in Prayagraj. 24 people who attended the Markaz were found positive for COVID-19 as Nizamuddin area became country's hotspot for the disease.

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A woman performs rituals during 'Kanya Puja' on the eight day of Navratri, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Police personnel make a ‘rangoli’ on a road to create awareness against the coronavirus during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain its spread, in Chikmagalur

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Migrant labourers take shelter at a mosque, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Shimla

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Kashmiri migrant labourers take shelter at a mosque during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Shimla

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Police personnel during a search operation for devotees who had attended religious congregation at Tabligh-e-Jamaat's Markaz in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, in Prayagraj. 24 people who attended the Markaz were found positive for COVID-19 as Nizamuddin area became country's hotspot for the disease.

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Others cheer as a student walks with her belongings after completing 14-days of quarantine at a designated facility centre, done as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus, on the outskirts of Srinagar. 221 students who had returned from different countries put under 14-day quarantine were allowed to go home after completing the quarantine period.

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People maintain a safe distance while waiting to collect ration from a PDS centre, during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Residents, mostly women, seem to ignore social distancing guidelines as they crowd at the residence of AIMIM MLA Kausar Mohiuddin to collect rice, pulse and oil, being distributed by him amid the complete lockdown due the coronavirus pandemic, in Golconda.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visits the Netaji Indoor Stadium during a month-long blood donation camp organized by the Kolkata Police Officer in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel patrol during the nationwide lockdown near the chariot of Lord Lingaraj after the annual Rukuna Rath yatra festival was suspended in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar.

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Trucks containing essentials stand outside APMC grain market, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai.

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A man pushes a shopping-cart near empty shelves of a supermarket, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Sion in Mumbai.

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A herd of goats is seen at deserted Jalebi Chowk during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jaipur

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Police personnel conduct a flag march in Rabale area during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai.

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Medical team along with police officials arrive at a mosque to screen the people staying there in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bikaner.

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Police personnel stand guard as angry locals agitate at Dhapa Ground after they were not allowed to cremate the mortal remains of a coronavirus patient, during the nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chairs a high-level review meeting with senior members of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and State branches of Indian Medical Associations to review the preparedness and concerns of medical staff across the country related to COVID-19 through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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A driver, in yellow protective suit along with healthcare workers, walks towards a bus to carry the people who attended Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin West to the LNJP Hospital for their screening and COVID-19 test, in New Delhi. 24 people who took part in the congregation have tested COVID-19 positive.

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A shopkeeper stands amid packets of unsold vegetables at his shop at Ghazipur wholesale vegetables market during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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German and European Nationals arrive to board a special aircraft to Frankfurt at NSCBI Airport during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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People who attended Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin West board walk to board a bus for the LNJP Hospital for screening and COVID-19 test, in New Delhi. 24 people who took part in the congregation have tested COVID-19 positive.

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Deserted Ghazipur wholesale vegetables market during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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Migrants leave to reach their native places during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nagpur.

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Police stop a truck carrying migrant workers during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Vashi in Navi Mumbai.

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Trams are seen parked at Tollygunge tram depot during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Assam police officer feeds biscuits to monkeys during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Navagraha temple in Guwahati.

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City streets wear deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mathura

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Ajmer Municipal Corporation worker sprays disinfectant at Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer.

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German and European Nationals arrive to board a special aircraft to Frankfurt at NSCBI Airport during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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People stand in a queue outside a bank to withdraw cash during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bikaner.

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A masked man who had travel history watches from a bus after being released after 14 days quarantine in Srinagar. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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A migrant worker along with his family walks along the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway, following the coronavirus lockdown, in Palghar.

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Stranded migrant workers sleep under a flyover next to the railway tracks near the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, during the complete lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Migrants stand in a queue to collect 12 kg ration and cash at Narayanguda Melkote park during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Stranded migrants board a truck for their native places during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Kanpur.

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Police check commuters during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19, in New Delhi.

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JMC workers fumigate the area around Hawa Mahal as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, during the nationwide lockdown, in Jaipur.

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Nagercoil Corporation workers spray disinfectants on roads amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray arrives at BMC headquarter to attend a meeting with disaster management, in Mumbai.

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Members of a family are silhouetted against the setting sun as they play on the terrace of their house during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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Deliverymen of food aggregators Swiggy and Zomato ride on their bikes towards their destinations during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Vikas Marg in East Delhi.

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Homeless people rest, seated at a safe distance, during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel help a pregnant woman to reach hospital amid the complete lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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People stand in a queue outside a bank to withdraw cash during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemics, in Mathura.

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel take stock of situation during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Raipur.

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Policemen punish people for flouting lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at City Chowk in Jammu.

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A man feeds biscuits to animals during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Guwahati.

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People stand outside a bank to withdraw cash during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemics, in Bikaner.

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Homeless people consume their meal, distributed by Disaster Management Department at a relief camp, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna

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Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) workers sit near closed shops to take rest on a hot day during a nationwide lockdown to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Motorcyclists follow the 'social distancing' rules at a petrol pump, during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Karad, Maharashtra

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People distribute food to needy persons during the complete lockdown, imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, at Mohammadpur in New Delhi.

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Traffic police stop commuters during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad.

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MLAs, wearing face masks, enter the State Convention Centre after proper sanitisation, during the 2nd phase of the Budget Session, amid the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar.

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People inside SBI bank to withdraw cash during nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Solapur.

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A rickshawpuller carries foreign tourists, weaing masks, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Customers, maintaining social distancing, stand outside a bank for their financial transactions during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Dairy farmers throw away milk on a road as they claim to neitherbe able to sell nor store it, during the nationwide lockdown to check the coronavirus pandemic, at Phulia in Nadia.

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A man wearing a mask walks on a deserted street during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at the Main Bazaar in Paharganj in New Delhi.

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Members of Muslim community carry food items during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Aruna Asif Ali Marg in New Delhi.

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Migrants wait to board buses to their native villages during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Migrant workers take rest inside Delhi Government School during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Pumpkins are stored with wholesalers during the Nationwide Lockdown in Kolkata.

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Trucks parked alongside a road during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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Nivedita bridge wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Migrants walk with their belongings to try and reach their native villages during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at NH2 in Kolkata.

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A view of deserted NH 2 during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Migrant workers walk to their native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Migrant workers walk to their native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Migrants wait to board a bus to their native villages, during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Migrant worker walk to their native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Migrant workers are asked to come down from an oil tanker on their arrival from Delhi, during the 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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A screen grab shows healthcare workers, in protective suits, spray a solution through hose pipe on migrants before allowing them to enter the town of Bareilly. The migrants reached the town due to the nationwide complete lockdown imposed to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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A screen grab shows healthcare workers, in protective suits, spray a solution through hose pipe on migrants before allowing them to enter the town of Bareilly, Monday, March 30, 2020. The migrants reached the town due to thenationwide complete lockdown imosed to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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Artists paint a graffiti on a wall to express gratitude to doctors, paramedics, police and other personnel associated with essential services during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bikaner,

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A group of migrants seen walking along railway tracks during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mandawali, in east Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sanitizes his hands as he arrives at Bongaigaon Civil Hospital to review preparedness and to check preventive measures taken in wake of Coronavirus outbreak, in Chirang district

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Two homeless persons play with a stray dog during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru

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31 Indian nationals, who were airlifted from Kabul (Afghanistam), before being sent for a 14-day quarantine period to the ITBP facility Chhawla, in New Delhi in the view of coronavirus outbreak.

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Hindu devotees gather to perform Chaiti Chhath Puja prayers during the nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak, in Ranchi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducts coronavirus review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar in Kolkata

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Migrant workers walk to their villages along the Mumbai Pune highway during 21 day countrywide lockdown in Mumbai

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Migrant workers walk to their villages along the Mumbai Pune highway during 21 day countrywide lockdown in Mumbai

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A man crosses a deserted road at Chembur during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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An empty private office premises in Mumbai during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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Family members of a man who died due to COVID-19 disease, pay tributes to him at his funeral, during a nationwide lockdown, at Tangmarg in Baramulla district,. A 65-year-old man who had tested positive for the coronavirus died at a hospital, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir to two.

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Delhi Government workers cook food for homeless and migrants during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Trilokpuri in East Delhi.

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Migrant workers take rest inside Delhi Government School during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Patparganj in East Delhi.

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Migrant workers walk to their native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic , at NH 24 near Akshardham in East Delhi.

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Migrant workers with their family members walks to their native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic , at Kalyanpuri in East Delhi.

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Migrant workers stage a protest, demanding means of transport to travel to their respective villages, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Paippad village in Kottayam

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A girl holds a food packet as she walks with her family to her native village during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic , in East Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a meeting of Group of Ministers to review measures undertaken to fight COVID-19, in New Delhi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other Union Ministers are also seen.

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Jail Inmates sew masks for the prison staff in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Central Jail in Patiala.

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Medical students of GMCH arrive to attend a training for coronavirus patients, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati. Assam State government has declared to convert three medical colleges to coronavirus exclusive hospitals.

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Saints of Swaminarayan Gurukul perform hawan to fight against coronavirus during a nationwide lockdown, in Surat.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets migrant workers from various states, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Awadh Chauraha Alambagh in Lucknow.

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Delhi Government workers distribute food during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a school in Patparganj, East Delhi.

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Fire fighters try to control a fire at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi.

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Migrant workers travel on a truck as they move to their native place during nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj

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A drone is used to spray disinfectant to mitigate the spread of coronavirus at Kasimedu fishing harbour during a nationwide lockdown, in Chennai.

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Thermal screening of passengers being conducted at Kamta bus stand during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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Children play on a deserted city street during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A truck carrying migrants overturns while on its way to their native places, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Faridabad.

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Volunteers distribute food among poor people during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Patiala

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Passengers wait for the busses at Charbag bus stand during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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AMC worker disinfects a graveyard during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Ahmedabad

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Locals maintain social distance as they stand in a queue to buy vegetables during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Vijayawada.

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Labourers stand in a queue maintaining social distance as they collect free meals being distributed by a charitable society during total lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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A group of migrant workers walk to their villages amid the nationwide complete lockdown, on the GT Road at Dilshan Garden in New Delhi. The migrants, reportedly, started to foot it to their villages in Uttar Pradesh after they were left with no other option following the announcement of a 21-day lockdown across the country to contain the Covid-19, caused by the novel coronavirus.

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Stranded passengers stand in a queue to buy bus tickets during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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People wait in a queue to collect LPG cylinders in front of a gas distributer, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A police personnel stops a biker during lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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Locals maintain social distance as they stand outside a diary store during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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People maintain social distance as they stand outside a ATM during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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People purchase vegetables on the second day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Ghaziabad.

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People maintain social distance as they wait outside a grocery shop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A deserted Burrabazar area on the second day of the 21-day complete lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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Locals maintain social distance as they stand outside a grocery shop during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad

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People stand in queue outside a grocery store to shop for essential items, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Prabhadevi in Mumbai.

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A worker sprays disinfectant as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, in Delhi.

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People stand in queue outside a grocery store to shop for essential items, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mumbai Central.

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People buy vegetables and other essential items, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mumbai Central.

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Civil defense volunteer ask people to go inside their houses during a lockdown to control coronavirus spread in New Delhi.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on a street during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mumbra near Thane.

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Locals insist a man to wear mask before entering a market to buy vegetables, during the complete lockdown in view of the coronavirus pandemic, at Mumbra near Thane.

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Stranded passengers stand in a queue to buy bus tickets during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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Prayagraj Sangam Tailway Terminal wears a deserted look due to closure of train services, during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a market in Prayagraj.

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Taxis stand parked during day-2 of a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Rajpath, India's ceremonial boulevard is seen during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi.

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A civil defense volunteer keeps a vigil outside Jama Mosque during a lock down to control coronavirus spread in New Delhi.

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A bird flies over a deserted road in Mumbai. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Few vehicles are seen on a deserted road during nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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People standing in the marked boxes for social distancing at grocery store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Passengers who had been stranded for a few days wait in queue for transport being arranged by the government during lockdown in Jammu.

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A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against coronavirus walks across a foot over bridge during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Police distribute food to poor people during lockdown, in the view of coronavirus pandemic, in Patiala.

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Women, wearing masks, look out from a window of their house during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, in Jodhpur.

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Buses stand parked at a depot during the complete lockdown which has been imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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People stand in a queue to collect LPG cylinders from a godown, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A homeless man sleep outside a closed shop during lockdown in Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Homeless people sleep outside a closed shop during lockdown in Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Policemen stop vehicles during complete lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kochi.

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Police personnel stand guard near a barricade during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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A dog strays in the deserted Burrabazar area, business hub of the city, during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Stranded passengers at the Howrah Railway Station stand in a queue for free food, being distributed by a social organisation, during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel sanitize their hands to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, during the nation-wide lockdown, in Bikaner.

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Ticket counters of Guwahati railway station wear a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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A deserted NSCBI Airport as airlines operations have been suspended due to the imposition of the 21-day complete lockdown across the country, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Jai Prakash Narayan Airport wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People stand outside a chemist shop to buy medicines during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Birbhum.

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Trains stand parked near a station at Howrah station during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Trains stand parked following closure of services during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai.

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A city street wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kullu.

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People maintain social distance as they wait outside a chemist shop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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People stand in a queue to collect LPG cylinders during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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Volunteers provide sanitizer to security personnel on duty, to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, Patna.

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Empty roads during complete lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chandigarh.

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A city street wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ayodhya.

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ADG Prem Prakash and other police personnel distribute food to homeless people during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Vidyasagr Setu flyover wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A police officer marks a circle for locals to keep a distance while buying medicines, during the complete lockdown, in Ranchi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day total lockdown across India to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on a road from a fire tender during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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Workers spray disinfectants on parked bikes during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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GS Road wear a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati

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A grocery shop employee, wearing face mask as a precaution against coronavirus, calls a customer living on the second floor to come down to receive their delivery in New Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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People maintain social distance as they stand near a tractor trolley to buy vegetables, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bathinda.

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Residents maintain social distance as they stand outside a grocery store to shop for essential items, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ahmedabad

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Customers stand one metre apart as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus spread, while queuing up to buy vegetables, during total lockdown in Karad, Maharashtra

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People maintain social distance as they queue up outside a super-market to buy essential items, during the 21-day total lockdown, in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Faridabad.

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NH24 near Akshardham Temple wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People stand in a queue outside a chemist shop while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People stand in marked positions to buy essential commodities from a grocery store in Mumbai.The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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A volunteer makes an announcement to people standing in a queue to collect entry coupons of a grocery store, to maintain a distance in view of coronavirus outbreak, during nationwide lockdown at Mira Road, in Mumbai.

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Stranded passengers wait in a queue maintaining social distancing at SRTC bus terminal during a 21-day lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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People maintain social distance as they stand outside Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) office to procure curfew passes for movement in the Capital, during lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in East Delhi.

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Police personnel punish offenders flouting lockdown guidelines, imposed in wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Chakeri area of Kanpur

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