As India went into a complete lockdown for 21 days due to coronavirus outbreak from Tuesday midnight, the MHA issued a statement postponing the proposed National Population Register (NPR) exercise until further notice.
On Wednesday, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Gujarat reported fresh cases, taking the total number of confirmed cases past 600.
The death toll went up to 13 after a 54-year-old covid positive man passed away in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
Minutes after PM’s nationwide address, citizens across countries made a beeline to buy groceries and provisions.
In some parts, police had to resort to lathi-charge to stop people from violating the lockdown protocol.