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Last Updated : Apr 14, 2020 05:26 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus lockdown | Confined, but not broken; here are some quotes from people who spent the longest time in confinement

On April 14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown until May 3.

A long lockdown may result in despair and stress for many, here’s a collection of mind-steeling quotes from those who suffered long bouts of confinements, but always kept their spirit alive and emerged victorious. (Image: News18 Creative)
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A long lockdown may result in despair and stress for many. Here’s a collection of mind-steeling quotes from those who suffered long bouts of confinements, but always kept their spirit alive and emerged victorious. (Image: News18 Creative)

Mahatma Gandhi | Time spent in confinement: 2,338 days | Cause: Sedition, civil disobedience etc. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Mahatma Gandhi | Time spent in confinement: 2,338 days | Cause: Sedition, civil disobedience, etc. (Image: News18 Creative)

Nelson Mandela | Time spent in confinement: 27 years | Cause: Conspiring to overthrow the state. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Nelson Mandela | Time spent in confinement: 27 years | Cause: Conspiring to overthrow the state. (Image: News18 Creative)

Martin Luther King Jr | No. of time confined: 29 times | Cause: Various acts of civil disobedience. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Martin Luther King Jr | No. of times confined: 29 times | Cause: Various acts of civil disobedience. (Image: News18 Creative)

Ho Chi Minh | Time spent in confinement: 2 years | Cause: Revolutionary activities. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Ho Chi Minh | Time spent in confinement: 2 years | Cause: Revolutionary activities. (Image: News18 Creative)

Bobby Sands | Time spent in confinement: 8 years in total | Cause: Possession of firearms. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Bobby Sands | Time spent in confinement: 8 years in total | Cause: Possession of firearms. (Image: News18 Creative)

Vaclav Havel | Time spent in confinement: Multiple times | Cause: Subversion of the republic. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Vaclav Havel | Time spent in confinement: Multiple times | Cause: Subversion of the republic. (Image: News18 Creative)

Primo Levi | Time spent in confinement: 12 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Primo Levi | Time spent in confinement: 12 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)

Elie Wiesel | Time spent in confinement: 13 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Elie Wiesel | Time spent in confinement: 13 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)

Ken Saro-Wiwa | Time spent in confinement: 12 months | Cause: Allegedly masterminding the murder of 4 Ogoni chiefs. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Ken Saro-Wiwa | Time spent in confinement: 12 months | Cause: Allegedly masterminding the murder of 4 Ogoni chiefs. (Image: News18 Creative)

Anne Frank | Time spent in confinement: 5-6 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Anne Frank | Time spent in confinement: 5-6 months | Cause: Nazi persecution of jews. (Image: News18 Creative)

First Published on Apr 14, 2020 05:26 pm
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