"This initiative will give new strength to the fight of the countrymen against corona epidemic," he tweeted in Hindi.
General Secretary of Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh Rajendra Soni said all unions affiliated to the Bhartiya Majdoor Sangh will join the curfew.
"We have appealed all our members, including those of Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union, to refrain from taking out their vehicles during janata Curfew
on Sunday," Soni said.
He said it was a duty of each citizen to stop the virus spread and contribute to the efforts of the government towards this end.
President of Delhi Taxi Tourist Transport Association Sanjay Samrat said his union welcomed the curfew as it will check the spread of the virus.
He said the curfew should be extended till March 31 and urged the prime minister for financial help to people earning their livelihood on a daily basis.