New Delhi: In the wake of the novel coronavirus, which has killed more  than 10,000 people globally,  anti-CAA agitators at Shaheen Bagh have decided that no protester will now be allowed to sit at the site for more than four hours. Besides, no children or elderly person will be allowed to participate in the sit-in as preventative measures against the spread of the virus. Also Read - German State Finance Minister Commits Suicide Amid Fears of Financial Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to citizen to remain inside houses under ‘Janata curfew’, the Shaheen Bagh protesters have that said that they won’t participate in it till their demands are fulfilled. “We will not shift from here till the ‘black’ Act of CAA is revoked. I don’t fear whether I get infected with the coronavirus. I would like to die in Shaheen Bagh but won’t leave”, one of the protesters told reporters. Also Read - Coronavirus: Total Positive Cases Climb to 1024, Death Toll Reaches 27, State Borders Sealed | Top Points



Earlier on Thursday, in his address to the nation, PM Modi had said, “I am requesting your support for a ‘Janata curfew’. The curfew will be in place from 7 AM to 9 PM on Sunday, March 22. Furthermore, he had tated that the two mantras that people should follow are “resolve” and “self-control”. Also Read - IPL 2020 Set to be Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic: Report