New Delhi: Amid the rising number of coronavirus cases across the nation, 'Janta Curfew' begans in India on the morning of March 22. This was appealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 19.

Deserted roads were seen across the country following the commencemnet of the curfew. Traffic on the roads was minuscule as people observed the self-imposed curfew which was to be maintained between 7 am and 9 pm.

Modi took to his twitter handle in the early hours on Sunday and tweeted about the commencement of curfew across the nation.

Take a look at his tweet here:

Following the Prime Minister's message regarding the Janta Curfew, several popular faces including politicians and celebrities started extending their support to the call in view of combating the spread of deadly coronavirus across the nation.

A total of 315 positive cases and four deaths in different states have been reported across the country.