U.P. extends Janata curfew
The Janata curfew in Uttar Pradesh will be extended till early morning tomorrow, said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
He has instructed police and administration to patrol the streets.
Addressing people from Gorakhpur, he also said people should be prepared for situations like janata curfew in the coming days as well.
Maintain Janata curfew till tomorrow, says Maharashtra CM
Maharashtra CM Udhhav Thackeray addressed a press conference on Sunday and urged people to maintain the Janata curfew till tomorrow. All cities in Maharashtra will have Section 144 implemented from March 22, he announced, adding, “We have to be more sensitive towards next days. We have entered in to critical stage now.”
No gathering of more than 5 people will be allowed in urban areas of Maharashtra.
No international flights will arrive in Mumbai after tonight, he said.
The CM also announced that only 5% employees will be present in government offices across the State. The capacity allowed earlier was 25%. This will continue till March 31, said Mr. Thackeray.
Tamil Nadu extends Janata Curfew till 5 a.m. tomorrow
The Tamil Nadu government extended the ‘Janata Curfew’ till 5 a.m. on Monday, March 23, according to an official release issued on Sunday afternoon.
The curfew was being extended “considering the welfare of the people”, the notification stated.
“However, there is no ban on essential services,” it added, and sought the cooperation of the general public in this regard.
The ‘Janata Curfew’, called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19, is being observed between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday.
The Tamil Nadu government had endorsed the request and sought people’s cooperation in this regard.