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Factbox: India's challenge in locking down 1.3 billion people for 21 days over coronavirus

Reuters India Wednesday, 25 March 2020 ()
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi late on Tuesday imposed a three-week nationwide lockdown in a rush to contain the spread of coronavirus in the world's second most populous country.
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India Puts 1.3 Billion People on Lockdown for 21 Days The world's largest lockdown was announced by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night. The three-week lockdown was set to begin at midnight. Narendra Modi, via statement Narendra Modi, via statement Modi also said that if the country...

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