UP couple name their newborn 'lockdown'

Last Modified Wednesday, 1 April 2020 (13:59 IST)
Deoria: A couple here in has named their newborn child 'Lockdown' in a bid to show support for the nationwide called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
   
The couple, hailing from Khukhundu village in Deoria, also wants to send out a message to citizens to follow the guidelines issued for the lockdown.
   
The child was born on Monday during the ongoing lockdown in the country. Pawan, the father, said it is in the nation's interest to adhere to the guidelines of the lockdown.The state has 103 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far. However, 17 have recovered.(UNI)