IN PHOTOS: What India's roads look like when empty

To contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mandated a 21-day lockdown across the highly populated country; here are some shots of what the streets look like when they aren't jam-packed with traffic
Curated By: Amit Verma
Published: Mar 26, 2020

Image by : Photo by Sonali Pal Chaudhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images

  • IN PHOTOS: What India's roads look like when empty
  • Mumbai
  • Bangaluru
  • Kolkata
  • Allahabad
  • Amritsar
  • Srinagar
  • Jaipur
  • Chennai

KOLKATA: Deserted streets in Kolkata as India observed the Janata (Civil)  curfew in Kolkata, India, on Sunday, 22nd  March, 2020. The government on Sunday had announced an unprecedented lockdown of 75 districts in the country in order to combat the threat of novel coronavirus. The Centre identified 75 districts where novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, cases have been reported and the recommended that they be placed under lockdown. Later, the whole country went into a three-week lockdown