Reliance Infrastructure funded Mumbai Metro One Private Limited on Saturday declared that it will suspend all operations on March 22nd, Sunday in the light of the call for Janata Curfew from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In the view of PM Modi’s order to follow Janata curfew on Sunday, where he asked people to stay home from 7 am to 9 pm to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, the suspension of services comes in. The Mumbai Metro One body has taken to Twitter to announce Sunday, March 22 the suspension of its services.
Mumbai Metro One said in its tweet: “In continuation of our fight against coronavirus and in support of Hon’ble PM’s appeal of Janata Curfew, Mumbai Metro One suspends operations on March 22 (Sunday) for the entire day, to encourage people to stay at home and make ‘Janta Curfew’ an unprecedented success.”
The Mumbai Metro One which runs Ghatkopar-Versova metro facilities will remain closed on Sunday, March 22. The Mumbai Metro One in its appeal advised people to remain at home and to make the Janata Curfew a major success.
PM Modi also urged people to call almost ten people daily and inform them about the curfew. On the other hand, people who work in the police, medical services, media, home delivery, fire fighting could have been exempted from the Janta Curfew.
Maharashtra has had 63 positive cases of coronavirus reported so far, the highest in the country.