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Shikhar Dhawan Tweets A Rap On The “Janata Curfew”
By CricShots - Mar 23, 2020 11:16 am
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The veteran Indian opener, Shikhar Dhawan tweeted a video of a rap in which he was heard to stay at home amid the 14-hour “janata curfew” imposed in India on Sunday to counter the threat from the highly contagious coronavirus. The disease has been spreading by the novel coronavirus, which has disrupted economies and killed thousands across the world.

Shikhar Dhawan

On Thursday, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the fans to follow the “janata curfew” or self-imposed quarantine to break the chain of coronavirus infections. Dhawan tweeted his video and wrote, “Stay indoors and stay safe”.Β In the video, Dhawan raps about how India is confident of defeating the coronavirus before asking his fans to stay at home with their families.

Meanwhile, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin came in support of the “janata curfew” and said that he hopes social distancing can continue.

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Tweeting about the same, Ashwin wrote: “Unbelievable start to the #JantaCurfew, pin-drop silence as they used to say in school. Hope this is extended beyond this day and social distancing can be adhered to In the days to come. @narendramodi @AmitShah.”

Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Mike Hesson tweeted a video of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai where not a single vehicle can be spotted as India maintained the self-imposed quarantine.

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Tweeting the video of the same, Hesson wrote: “Have seen this view many times from my hotel room over the years but not with less than 1000 cars on it……..#India is having a curfew today for 14 hours to fight #covid_19 it’s looks like it’s being followed.”

The one-day “janata curfew”, one of the biggest national exercises in the world, has been necessitated by the rising cases of COVID-19 across India. Tweeting about the ” Janata Curfew”, PM Modi wrote: “Let us all be a part of this curfew, which will add tremendous strength to the fight against COVID-19 menace. The steps we take now will help in the times to come.”