From Sachin Tendulkar to Harbhajan Singh: Reactions pour in support for Janta curfew amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Current and former Indian cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Mohammed Kaif, Suresh Raina took to social media to express his support and to congratulate everyone for being able to ‘come together even while staying away from each other,’ on the eve of the Janta curfew.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country on Thursday (March 19) and informed them of the curfew set for Sunday, March 22 amid the deadly COVID-19 outbreak. The 69-year-old even requested every citizen in the country to show their appreciation to the people who have tirelessly worked through these trying times by stepping out to clap and create a roar of noise in unison at 5 pm.

Tendulkar, one of the most decorated cricketers in the history of the game, took to Twitter to post a video sharing his thoughts on the situation and his support by clapping and heeding the PM’s rallying words.


The 46-year-old believes that the entire community must be thankful to people who selflessly perform their duties and thanked everyone who did participate in their show of support.

Here’s how Indian cricket fraternity reacted to the Janta curfew:

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