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Time for another partnership: PM Modi replies to Mohammad Kaif on fight against Covid-19

Written by Vipin Darwade

Referring to India batsmen Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh’s crucial partnership against England in 2002, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the nation to fight the coronavirus outbreak strongly by observing the ‘Janata Curfew ‘ on March 22.

PM Modi on Thursday had called for a ‘Janata curfew’ on March 22 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 270 people in India has led to 5 deaths.

After the prime minister’s appeal, Mohammad Kaif took to Twitter and requested the same to people in order to prevent the spread of the virus. PM Modi responded to Kaif’s tweet and said, “It is time for another partnership.”

Kaif and Yuvraj stitched a crucial 121-run partnership in the Natwest final against England after India were reeling at 146 for 5. The efforts of the duo helped India win the match by 2 wickets with three balls to spare.

Covid-19 has so far led to more than 10,000 deaths worldwide, The total number of confirmed cases in India were 271 as of Saturday (10.30 am IST).

In view of the rising cases of coronavirus in India, the government banned all international commercial passenger flights from March 22 for a week and Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to stay indoors and called for a ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday.

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Vipin Darwade