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Wage war against coronavirus: Punjab CM on martyrdom day

Chandigarh

23-March-2020

Paying tributes to freedom fighters on their martyrdom day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday exhorted the youth to remain strong to wage a war against the coronavirus pandemic.

"My tributes to Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Sukhdev and Rajguru on their Shaheedi Diwas (martyrdom day)," the Chief Minister tweeted.

He said his government has been commemorating this day as youth empowerment day.

"During these extraordinary circumstances, I exhort every youngster to remain strong and resilient as we fight COVID-19," he said.

As the state's coronavirus cases spiked to 21, the Punjab government on Sunday announced a complete lockdown of non-essential services as a preventing step against coronavirus till March 31. IANS


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