HCL Tech slipped 4%, Infosys dropped 3%, and Just Dial slipped 2% on the IT index. TCS also dipped 1% on the IT index.
Shares of NIIT Tech surged 11%, Tata Elxsi also up 3%, Tech Mahindra, Hexaware and Mindtree were up in the reange of 1-2%, each.
Meanwhile, the Sensex is up 128 points at 26,867 and the Nifty up 44 points or 0.57% at 7,845.
Bafna Pharmaceuticals, Geekay Wires and Ruchi Soya Industries shares hit a 52-week high.
Overall, 31 shares were trading in green in Nifty50 index, while 19 were trading in red in the afternoon trade.
On Tuesday, PM Modi said the 21-day lockdown was necessary to break the chain of the COVID-19 virus, adding that social distancing is the only option to combat the virus outbreak.