Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has urged the countrymen to remain at residence as “this straightforward activity can save thousands and thousands of lives” throughout the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
India has been put beneath lockdown from Tuesday midnight for the following 21 days because the authorities attempt to cease the unfold of novel coronavirus which has contaminated over 500 individuals within the nation to date and has claimed over 10 lives.
“Easy issues are sometimes the toughest to do, as a result of they require constant self-discipline & dedication. Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi has requested us to remain residence, keep secure for 21 days. This straightforward activity can save thousands and thousands of lives. Let’s all unite on this battle in opposition to COVID-19,” Tendulkar tweeted.
In his tackle to the nation, Prime Minister stated the lockdown was an important step to struggle coronavirus decisively. He added that saving lives is precedence as of now.
Easy issues are sometimes the toughest to do, as a result of they require constant self-discipline & dedication.
Let’s all unite on this battle in opposition to #COVID19.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 24, 2020
“With folded fingers, I request you to remain put wherever you might be,” stated Modi. He added that he’s conscious of the financial ramifications of it. Nevertheless, this can be a smaller concern,” he stated because the well being of the Indian residents is at present his precedence.
Former India captain and present BCCI President Sourav Ganguly additionally urged individuals to be wise and keep indoors.
In a 45-second video posted on his Twitter deal with, Ganguly stated: “To my fellow countrymen, to the residents all over the world, these are very testing occasions in our lives however we are going to struggle it. Take heed to what each state authorities says, take heed to what each well being division says. Take heed to the directives of the central authorities as they are saying staying at house is vital. Be secure and be remoted.”
“Most significantly, be wise. Do not check out issues believing that nothing goes to occur to you.
“Be throughout the closed doorways. I do know it is robust however that is the one resolution. Good will occur, we are going to struggle with this and we are going to recover from this,” he added.
Welcoming the transfer, India skipper Virat Kohli requested countrymen to “keep at residence” for subsequent 21 days as “social distancing is the one remedy” accessible with us which might cease novel coronavirus from spreading.
“As our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji simply introduced, the entire nation goes right into a lockdown beginning midnight in the present day for the following 21 days. My request will stay the identical, PLEASE STAY AT HOME. Social distancing is the one remedy for COVID-19”, Kohli tweeted.