Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo/PTI)
MUMBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation has announced a complete lockdown across the nation as a means to combat coronavirus.
PM Modi said that this nation-wide lockdown will last for 21 days.
He stressed on the importance of this lockdown and spoke of the consequences that India could bear if the virus is not kept under control for the next 21 days.
“For the next 21 days, the entire country will go into lockdown. It is of utmost importance that India stops the spread of this virus in the next 21 days or else many families will go back 21 years,” Modi said.