After PM Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country to battle the spread of coronavirus, people are already gathering in large numbers outside shops and indulging in panic buying.

PM Modi clearly stated all essential services will remain open but some people are still queuing up in long lines, outside shops at this hour. He asked us to follow social-distancing however, things look a little different in reality. Clearly some people are already breaking the protocol.

Here are some tweets and videos, people have shared online, of how people across India are indulging in panic buying.

Here's a list of all the essential services that will remain open during the 21-day lockdown period in our country.

Please don't panic and stay indoors.