New Delhi: Amid PM Modi’s call for a ‘Janata Curfew’ today, people across India are staying indoors and are making the most of the time while staying at home. Well, not just people, several public services, including the Railways and metro services, were also halted today and one of them was Delhi Metro. Also Read - A day After Janata Curfew, Delhi, Noida Metros to Have Limited Timing
Delhi Metro, which is no less than a lifeline for millions of Delhiites, took a much deserved break today, thanks to Janata curfew. On the occasion, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) shared a photo on Twitter of two Delhi metro trains on standby as the country observes “curfew”.
“We are taking some rest and social distancing ourselves today,” DMRC wrote as the caption to the post.
The post has gone viral with many appreciating DMRC’s efforts to contain the outbreak.
Well, seems that the break is set to continue as Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) declared today that the Delhi Metro services will remain completely closed till 31 March, 2020.
However, the metro services will operated for essential internal operational maintenance activities during this duration and security of the system will continue to be taken care of by CISF, DMRC said in a statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for the “janata curfew” or self-imposed quarantine to break the chain of coronavirus infections. Meanwhile, the death toll from coronavirus in India reached six on Sunday as two deaths were reported from Bihar and Maharashtra.