It’s fair to say that 2020 has been a really crazy year. Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, life as we knew it, changed forever. With 2020 coming to an end, we curated some pictures that defined this year. Take a look!
The Citizenship Amendment Act (Bill) protests, also known as CAA Protest or CAB Protest, occurred after the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was enacted by the Government of India on December 12, 2019. The move sparked widespread national and overseas protests against the act and its associated proposals of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to India on January 30, 2020, from China. The first case of COVID-19 was in Kerala in India.
At least 53 people were killed in communal riots in parts of Delhi.
U.S. President Donald Trump visited India for a two-day state visit and addressed a “Namaste Trump” event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad.
Janata Curfew: India observed a 14-hour lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
From clapping to beating pots from balconies, then to lighting lamps Prime Minister Narendra Modi was doing all he could to defeat the faceless enemy who had invaded the house.
Prime Minister Modi announced a 21-day lockdown throughout India, starting midnight of March 25 until April 14, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, it ended up being much longer.
Indian migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic have faced multiple hardships.
Many locals, social activists, and NGOs came forward to help poor and vulnerable people during the national lockdown.
India remained under an extended lockdown throughout the month of April, to check the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.