PHOTOS: India in lockdown - Day #3

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India is in a total 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As a country of 1.3 billion comes to a standstill for three weeks, here’s a look at images that portray the bitter reality of this crisis: exodus of migrants, panic buying, desolate urban hubs and an eerie silence on the usually raucous streets.

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Members of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) pack vegetables inside a community kitchen to be distributed amongst poor people during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Members of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) pack vegetables inside a community kitchen to be distributed amongst poor people during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
Policemen stand beside as a health worker (C) sprays disinfectant on a scooter coming out of a market during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
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Policemen stand beside as a health worker (C) sprays disinfectant on a scooter coming out of a market during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
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A worker wearing a facemask cleans a market during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
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A worker wearing a facemask cleans a market during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A motorist drives on a deserted road during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
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A motorist drives on a deserted road during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP) (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A migrant worker carries a baby on his shoulder as he along with others walks on a highway towards Uttar Pradesh during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Faridabad on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP) (Photo by MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images)
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A migrant worker carries a baby on his shoulder as he along with others walks on a highway towards Uttar Pradesh during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Faridabad on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP) (Photo by MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images)
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: Police bandobast at Sahakar nagar, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: Police bandobast at Sahakar nagar, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: A lone traffic policeman stands at deserted Swargate chowk, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: A lone traffic policeman stands at deserted Swargate chowk, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: A worker is seen sleeping in a shut restaurant near Mhatre bridge, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 26: A worker is seen sleeping in a shut restaurant near Mhatre bridge, on March 26, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Mumbai police van sanitisation work done by local corporater from S.V.road bandra during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Mumbai police van sanitisation work done by local corporater from S.V.road bandra during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Mumbai police van sanitisation work done by local corporater from S.V.road bandra during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Mumbai police van sanitisation work done by local corporater from S.V.road bandra during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: People stand in mark safety measures for social distances for customers in Pali Naka during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Purchasing Essential Items Amid 21 Day Lockdown To Prevent Covid 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: People stand in mark safety measures for social distances for customers in Pali Naka during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Antop Hill police distributefood with association Roti bank at Antop Hill during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Antop Hill police distributefood with association Roti bank at Antop Hill during restrictions on citizen's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Food packets being distributed by Kuchhi Visha Oswal Jain Seva, Kurla with support of local corporater Captan Malik for Police, BMC and Hospital Staff during restrications on citizem's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Government/People Provide Food To Homeless And Poor Amid Lockdown To Prevent Covid 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Food packets being distributed by Kuchhi Visha Oswal Jain Seva, Kurla with support of local corporater Captan Malik for Police, BMC and Hospital Staff during restrications on citizem's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Food packets being distributed by Kuchhi Visha Oswal Jain Seva, Kurla with support of local corporater Captan Malik for Police, BMC and Hospital Staff during restrications on citizem's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Government/People Provide Food To Homeless And Poor Amid Lockdown To Prevent Covid 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Food packets being distributed by Kuchhi Visha Oswal Jain Seva, Kurla with support of local corporater Captan Malik for Police, BMC and Hospital Staff during restrications on citizem's movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 26, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Migrant workers and their family members walk with their belongings on a highway towards Uttar Pradesh as they leave for their villages during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Faridabad on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP) (Photo by MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images)
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Migrant workers and their family members walk with their belongings on a highway towards Uttar Pradesh as they leave for their villages during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Faridabad on March 27, 2020. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP) (Photo by MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images)
A man and a stray dog cross a road during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man and a stray dog cross a road during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man carries a gas cylinder as he waits to purchase cooking gas after India ordered a 21- day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man carries a gas cylinder as he waits to purchase cooking gas after India ordered a 21- day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
A migrant worker carries her belongings as she walks along a road to return to her village, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A migrant worker carries her belongings as she walks along a road to return to her village, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
Migrant workers walk along a road to return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Migrant workers walk along a road to return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
A man carrying vegetables is stopped by police at a barricade on a road during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Chennai, India, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A man carrying vegetables is stopped by police at a barricade on a road during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Chennai, India, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
A woman checks her mobile phone as she waits to collect a gas cylinder outside a shop during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
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A woman checks her mobile phone as she waits to collect a gas cylinder outside a shop during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
Migrant workers wait in a queue to receive free food outside Howrah railway station after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Migrant workers wait in a queue to receive free food outside Howrah railway station after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Guests eat food at a wedding ceremony amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2020. Picture taken on March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Guests eat food at a wedding ceremony amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2020. Picture taken on March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Catering staff wearing protective masks stands at an empty food counter at a wedding ceremony amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2020. Picture taken on March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Catering staff wearing protective masks stands at an empty food counter at a wedding ceremony amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2020. Picture taken on March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Customers watch municipal workers (L) painting white marks on the floor to help maintaining recommended social distanciation as they queue outside a departmental store during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
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Customers watch municipal workers (L) painting white marks on the floor to help maintaining recommended social distanciation as they queue outside a departmental store during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
AMRITSAR, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police personnel make curfew violators perform sit-ups, on the first day of the 3-week national lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, at Hall Gate on March 25, 2020 in Amritsar, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
AMRITSAR, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police personnel make curfew violators perform sit-ups, on the first day of the 3-week national lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, at Hall Gate on March 25, 2020 in Amritsar, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
AMRITSAR, INDIA - MARCH 25: A flock of pigeons lines Heritage Street, on the first day of the 3-week national lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, on March 25, 2020 in Amritsar, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
AMRITSAR, INDIA - MARCH 25: A flock of pigeons lines Heritage Street, on the first day of the 3-week national lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, on March 25, 2020 in Amritsar, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
JAMMU, INDIA - MARCH 25: A man speaks to a security personnel during the first day of national lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus, on March 25, 2020 in Jammu, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
JAMMU, INDIA - MARCH 25: A man speaks to a security personnel during the first day of national lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus, on March 25, 2020 in Jammu, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days in an unprecedented drastic measure to try halt the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the country crossed 500. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
KOCHI ,INDIA, March 25, 2020. Police stand guard on a road in Kochi, India's southern state of Kerala, on March 25, 2020. The death toll from COVID-19 in India rose to 10 on Wednesday evening, the health ministry said. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 606. The Indian government Wednesday began a 21-day lockdown across the country in a bid to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. (Photo by Str/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Stringer via Getty Images)
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KOCHI ,INDIA, March 25, 2020. Police stand guard on a road in Kochi, India's southern state of Kerala, on March 25, 2020. The death toll from COVID-19 in India rose to 10 on Wednesday evening, the health ministry said. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 606. The Indian government Wednesday began a 21-day lockdown across the country in a bid to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. (Photo by Str/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Stringer via Getty Images)
People queue standing in circles drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People queue standing in circles drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A stray dog stands on a deserted street of a residential area during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
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A stray dog stands on a deserted street of a residential area during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on March 26, 2020. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP) (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP via Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: A woman walks amid vehicles parked on a street during, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
Nationwide Lockdown As The Coronavirus Continue To Spread
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: A woman walks amid vehicles parked on a street during, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: An Indian rickshaw driver smokes on the back of his rickshaw as nationwide lockdown continues over the highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
Nationwide Lockdown As The Coronavirus Continue To Spread
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: An Indian rickshaw driver smokes on the back of his rickshaw as nationwide lockdown continues over the highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 25: Shut chikki shops at Lonavla, on March 25, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
PUNE, INDIA - MARCH 25: Shut chikki shops at Lonavla, on March 25, 2020 in Pune, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: An Indian man carrying sacks of vegetables paddles his tricycle on a deserted road, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
Nationwide Lockdown As The Coronavirus Continue To Spread
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: An Indian man carrying sacks of vegetables paddles his tricycle on a deserted road, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour organisations India's 90% workforce is employed in the informal sector and most do not have access to pensions, sick leave, paid leave or any kind of insurance. Reports on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is preparing a massive bailout to reach to the underprivileged sections of the country and will hand over the dole through direct cash transfers. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Fuel provide at Bandra petrol only for essential services during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Fuel provide at Bandra petrol only for essential services during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Bandra-worli Sealink toll naka service closed during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Bandra-worli Sealink toll naka service closed during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Huge crowd outside Reliance smart at Santacruz during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Huge crowd outside Reliance smart at Santacruz during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Mumbaikar come out food items at Dharavi during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Mumbaikar come out food items at Dharavi during restrictions on citizens' movement on account of Section 144 due to COVID 19 pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: A couple wear mask along with traditional attire offer prayers as they celebrate Gudi Padwa at Girgaon, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: A couple wear mask along with traditional attire offer prayers as they celebrate Gudi Padwa at Girgaon, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Deserted view of Null Bazar, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Deserted view of Null Bazar, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Deserted view of Taj Heritage at Gateway of India, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Deserted view of Taj Heritage at Gateway of India, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Walkeshwar, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Walkeshwar, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: People carry gas cylinder during lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic at Girgaum, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police turns people back on the Sion Panvel Highway during Mumbai Lockdown, Chembur, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Aalok Soni/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police turns people back on the Sion Panvel Highway during Mumbai Lockdown, Chembur, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Aalok Soni/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police turns people back on the Sion Panvel Highway during Mumbai Lockdown, Chembur, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Aalok Soni/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Police turns people back on the Sion Panvel Highway during Mumbai Lockdown, Chembur, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Aalok Soni/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 24: Mumbai Police checking ID card during restrictions on citizens movement at Eastern Express Highway, Ghatkopar due to COVID-19 pandemic, on March 24, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 24: Mumbai Police checking ID card during restrictions on citizens movement at Eastern Express Highway, Ghatkopar due to COVID-19 pandemic, on March 24, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: Traffic police checking due to Covid 19 pandemic at Bhandup, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 23: Traffic police checking due to Covid 19 pandemic at Bhandup, on March 23, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Mumbaikar stand in que for Gas Cylinder at Barkat ali naka Antop Hill during restrictions on citizens movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 Pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
India Goes Into 21 Day Lockdown Due To Coronavirus COVID 19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Mumbaikar stand in que for Gas Cylinder at Barkat ali naka Antop Hill during restrictions on citizens movement on account of section 144 due to COVID 19 Pandemic, on March 25, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced complete lockdown of the entire country, as part of the governments stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days and more stringent than Janta Curfew. Although, ration shops, groceries, fruits and vegetable shops, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish shops, animal fodder will remain open during the 21-day lockdown. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 24: Mumbai Police checking ID card during restrictions on citizens movement at Ramabi nagar ghatkopar ddue to COVID 19 Pandemic, on March 24, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
People Defy Lockdown Orders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Imposes Curfew To Combat COVID-19
MUMBAI, INDIA - MARCH 24: Mumbai Police checking ID card during restrictions on citizens movement at Ramabi nagar ghatkopar ddue to COVID 19 Pandemic, on March 24, 2020 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

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