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In an obvious attempt to promote home isolation, the ban on porn sites in India was partially lifted as the 21-day coronavirus lockdown came into effect on Wednesday.

Several adult websites, which were not accessible earlier, were opening with a few of them even offering free premium access to promote home isolation in the times of the COVID-19 outbreak, reports stated.

Although there was no official confirmation, several porn websites were opening.

Earlier on Tuesday last, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. The lockdown will remain enforced till April 14 midnight.

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However, during this time period all except essential services will remain shut.

Meanwhile, the Central as well as all state governments are working round the clock to ensure smooth supply of ration and other essential items to the people.

Several incentives were also announced for the marginalized people.

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