Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s request for Janata Curfew has turned into a celebration in the country. After receiving wide support for his initiative, Modi has now got a new WhatsApp sticker in his name. To celebrate and follow what the PM requested in his address to the nation on Thursday, WhatsApp released a new sticker that shows Modi folding hands and asking people to stay indoors. ‘Ghar Par Hi Rahe‘ reads the sticker as the PM appears dressed in his white kurta and blue jacket. Also Read - Will There be a Fine if You Violate Janata Curfew? Know Here
On Thursday evening, in his address to the nation, Modi announced that Sunday, March 22, will be observed as a silent day and people should remain indoors in their fight against the growing coronavirus infection in the country. He also asked people to spare some time at 5 pm on Sunday and come out in their balconies or at the doors to thank those who are working day and night even in this tough time by clapping, beating trays, ringing bells or blowing conch shells. As soon as the announcement was made, the citizens took all the efforts in making sure that the initiative taken by the PM is successful. Also Read - Coronavirus: 'Janata Curfew' Begins, PM Modi Urges People to 'Add Tremendous Strength to Fight Against COVID-19 Menace'
Several videos and photos of people rehearsing the 5 pm request went viral on social media. In various high-rise societies all across the country, rehearsals were done to make sure that on Sunday, everyone is out in their balconies to thank people for working in hospitals, on the roads and in the media to ensure a smooth lifestyle despite the lockdown. Also Read - Janata Curfew Today LIVE: States Announce Lockdown, Coronavirus Cases Rise to 396 in India, Says ICMR
What are you doing at 5 pm though?