Coronavirus crisis: Govt invokes colonial era Epidemic Act l The full lowdown

Updated on Mar 13, 2020 08:41 PM IST
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As the number of coronavirus cases continue to surge in India, the Modi government said that all states should be advised to invoke the necessary provisions of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 to enforce all advisories. According to an official statement, it was decided that all states should be advised to invoke provisions of Section 2 of Epidemic Disease Act. So what is the 1897 Epidemic Act, watch this video for all the details.

 
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