19 March 2020 – Announced one-day curfew

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Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Prime Minister urged citizens to follow the concept of “Janta Curfew” on 22 March 2020 from 7am to 9pm. This required no one apart from those involved with essential services leaving home.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1607248