NITN | @notintownlive | 25 Mar 2020
New Delhi/NITN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday once again reminded the nation that people should maintain social distancing and stay at home to keep themselves safe from Coronavirus infection.
Modi interacted with people belonging to his constituency Varanasi via video conference where he said: "I want to tell that social distancing and staying in your homes are the only two ways to keep yourself safe from the virus right now."
Modi won the Lok Sabha polls from the Varanasi seat twice in his career in 2014 and then in 2019.
Addressing the nation on Tuesday at 8 pm, Modi announced that India will be under complete lockdown for 21 days from Wednesday onwards.
He said: "We hope that we can win the battle against the virus in 21 days."
India has so far registered 11 deaths due to COVID 19 infection.
Over 550 people are infected by the disease.
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