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In Pics | People rush to buy essentials after PM Modi announces 3-week lockdown

The announcement of a 21-day nationwide lockdown from midnight of March 25 in view of the coronavirus threat led to panic-buying of essential items. Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to people not to panic, saying thronging shops will pose the risk of spread of COVID-19. However, people fearing shortage and rise in prices of the commodities queued up in front of grocery stores, vegetable vendors and medical shops.
Mar 25, 2020 / 07:50 AM IST
PM Modi in his address to the nation announced a 21 day lockdown starting midnight today to deal with coronavirus outbreak in the country. (Image Source: News18)
PM Modi in his address to the nation announced a 21 day lockdown starting midnight today to deal with coronavirus outbreak in the country. (Image Source: News18)
After the announcement of lockdown people were seen queuing to fill up essential. (Image Source: News18)
After the announcement of lockdown people were seen queuing to fill up essential. (Image Source: News18)
PM said that the nationwide lockdown will be for 21 days or three weeks. (Image Source: News18)
PM said that the nationwide lockdown will be for 21 days or three weeks. (Image Source: News18)
The total number of Coronavirus positive cases rise to 536 in India. (Image Source: News18)
The total number of Coronavirus positive cases rise to 536 in India. (Image Source: News18)
During lockdown, shops selling vegetables, meat, dairy products as well as medical stores and hospitals will remain open. (Image Source: News18)
During lockdown, shops selling vegetables, meat, dairy products as well as medical stores and hospitals will remain open. (Image Source: News18)
Citizen rushed out of their homes to fill in essential stuff despite PM assurance that essential services and store will continue to operate. (Image Source: News18)
Citizen rushed out of their homes to fill in essential stuff despite PM assurance that essential services and store will continue to operate. (Image Source: News18)
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first published: Mar 25, 2020 07:50 am

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