New Delhi | Ground Report
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered all 1.3 billion people in the country to stay at homes for next 21 days starting Wednesday. “There will be a total ban of coming out of your homes,” the prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced on television Tuesday night, giving Indians less than four hours’ notice before the order took effect at 12:01 a.m.
According to BBC “Ramesh Kumar, who comes from Banda district in Uttar Pradesh state, said that he knew “there won’t be anybody to hire us, but we still took our chances”. “I earn 600 rupees every day and I have five people to feed. We will run out of food in a few days. I know the risk of coronavirus, but I can’t see my children hungry,” he said.
Mohammed Sabir, who runs tiny stall selling yogurt-based drinks in Delhi, said that he had hired two people recently but now he can’t pay them. Sabir said “I don’t have any money. My family earns some money from farming in my village. But their crops were damaged this year due to hailstorms, so they were looking at me for support.
“I feel so helpless. I fear that hunger may kill many like us before coronavirus,” he said” BBC reported.
They feel that hunger may kill them before Coronavirus and trying to find any help so that they can feed their families during the long lockdown of 21 days a the nation and feels that anyone can help them so that can’t face any issue.