Streets of Kolkata wore an empty look and public locations remained abandoned on Sunday because the “Janata curfew” proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to counter the unfold of the coronavirus started.
The 14-hour-long ‘Janata curfew’ is a part of a social distancing train to cease the unfold of the virus. It started at 7 am and can finish at 9 pm.
The often bustling Esplanade, Dalhousie, airport and railway stations wore a abandoned look as individuals stayed indoors to assist the prime minister’s name.
Largely these engaged in important providers had been seen on the roads travelling to work.
The Japanese and South Japanese Railway have cancelled all mail/specific trains originating from the 2 zones between four am and 10 pm on Sunday in view of ‘Janata Curfew’, however will run skeletal native practice providers on the day, officers had mentioned on Saturday.
Because the variety of confirmed instances within the state climbed to 4, the state authorities had ordered a shutdown of a number of public locations, together with eating places, bars, nightclubs, amusement parks, therapeutic massage parlours, museums and zoos, until March 31.