first_imgImage Courtesy: ANI/HTAdvertisement 3vleNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs90076Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E4r6a( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) bfd6Would you ever consider trying this?😱btsxCan your students do this? 🌚7cdizmRoller skating! Powered by Firework Soon after entering the country, the COVID-19 Coronavirus has already taken its toll on the population. Six people have already died, among a total number of 315 positive cases. To take a strict action against any further spread of the virus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a ‘Janta Curfew’, which is right now prevalent all across the country, from 7am to 9pm today. The step received applaud from the citizens, as they emptied the streets and have self isolated themselves at their homes. In the meantime, many iconic figures from the sports fraternity of the country, along with a number of celebrities have taken to to twitter to show their appreciation towards the curfew that aims to curb further contamination.Advertisement Image Courtesy: ANI/HTSuperstar Team India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin lauded the PM and Home Minister Amit Shah for the massive step towards curbing the contamination. The veteran spinner compared the curfew to the ‘pin drop silence’ students to practice in schools, and also stated that he the curfew to lengthen further for the betterment against the outbreak.Advertisement Former international cricketer Aakash Chopra revealed that he will continue to remain at home for the next days, and addresses it as a ‘revolution’ which he expects to go on for the next two weeks.Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted a picture of some renowned faces of India’s athletic fraternity, and praised them who have come forward to follow the procedure.India’s badminton ace Saina Nehwal joined in to show her support.Revered Indian sprinter Hima Das also expressed her aid for the curfew.Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan hailed the curfew as setting a benchmark for the world on tackling the virus outbreak.Team India bowling icon Jasprit Bumrah, enjoying his indoor times with his familty, shared a selfie, and also asked everyone to follow the procedure.Men in Blue pacer Jaydev Unadkat emphasised on the calm atmosphere that has been prevalent throughout the day of curfew.Director of Cricket Operations at Royal Challengers Bangalore and former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson shared a clip from his hotel room in Mumbai, showing the empty Bandra–Worli Sea Link.‘#AllInItTogether’ was the heartwarming message the came from Senior cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle. “On the call of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Janata curfew is getting full support of the common people in Charkhi Dadri. All types of institutions are closed except essential services in the district and people are working in their homes,” Indian wrestling star Babita Phogat tweeted, along with some photos of empty rail station and streets. Indian Women’s Field Hockey Team captain Rani Rampal sent an uplifting message on the day of curfew, through a retweet of Mann Ki Baat Updates.Actor and comedian Vir Das pledged to be a part of the curfew.Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik shared his beautiful sand art, depicting the curjew, and encouraged the citizens to follow the protocol.Olympian boxer Manoj Kumar tweeted a photo of an empty street of his hometown Kurukshetra, as he expressed his support on the curfew.Also read-#SafeHandsChallenge: Minister Kiren Rijiju, PV Sindhu and others show India how to wash hands amidst Coronavirus scare!Irfan Pathan gives valuable advice to Indians on how to fight Coronavirus Advertisementlast_img

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