MUMBAI: Bollywood's Badshah Shah Rukh Khan is in full support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Janata Curfew' and has urged everybody to follow the same.
Reposting PM's message on the coronavirus pandemic on Twitter, Khan wrote, "It’s imp 2 reduce social interaction 2 minimum. Self Quarantine. The idea of #JanataCurfew on Sunday is a means to this end & we should continue this concept at a personal level as much as we can & more. We need to ‘slow down time’ to arrest the virus spread. Be safe & healthy all."
It’s imp 2 reduce social interaction 2 minimum. Self Quarantine.The idea of #JanataCurfew on Sunday is a means to this end & we should continue this concept at a personal level as much as we can & more.We need to ‘slow down time’ to arrest the virus spread. Be safe & healthy all. https://t.co/MhC86Zvqg0— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 20, 2020
PM Modi's 'Janata Curfew' can be seen as a practice step to see if the country could handle lockdown in the hours of need. The curfew is for and by the masses and Modi wants that all of his countrymen follow it and spread the message as much as they can.
Not only Shah, other Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Alia Bhatt and many other shared guidelines so as to prevent the spread of the novel virus. Kartik Aaryan has surely taken a lead in this as he spread awareness through an innovative monologue.
India has crossed 200 number of positive cases for the COVID-19. It has also killed people so far and the situation is getting worse and worse. Bollywood has also reported the first case as singer Kanika Kapoor was tested positive recently after coming back from London.
Globally, the pandemic has affected 220000 people and has killed over 10,000 people.
To counter the virus, India's PM addressed the nation on Thurday and asked everyone to follow Janata Curfew on Sunday from 7 am to 9 pm. He also appealed to people not to flood hospitals for very trivial reasons otherwise there won't be free beds for the infected ones. "We are a developing nation and for a country like us, this corona crisis is not an ordinary thing," he said.