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Curfew clamped in Bhopal, Jabalpur amid coronavirus scare

Chouhan held a high-level meeting with officials to review preparedness in the wake of COVID-19

Published: 24th March 2020 06:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th March 2020 06:15 AM   |  A+A-

The pandemic prompted the government to announce lockdown in nearly 80 districts across the country and suspend rail, air and inter-state bus services till March 31. (Photo | Madhav, EPS)

By ANI

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that curfew will be imposed in Bhopal and Jabalpur from Tuesday.

He said people should strictly follow lockdown imposed in 36 districts of the state. "I appeal to people to stay at home for all of us. Emergency and essential services will be available to them," he added.

Soon after taking charge as the state's chief minister, Chouhan held a high-level meeting with officials to review preparedness in the wake of COVID-19, after taking charge as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.



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