Indian Police Take Over Major Junction to Enforce Lucknow Lockdown

Police in Lucknow, India, posted footage on March 29 showing the takeover of a major junction in the city as part of India’s country-wide lockdown to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

India’s government has been criticized for the short notice it gave people ahead of the lockdown, the BBC reported; however, the government has defended its handling of the crisis. Credit: Lucknow Police Commissionerate via Storyful