9 Minutes, 9pm: PM Modi Asks Indians to Light Candles, Diyas on Sunday to End Darkness of Coronavirus

The prime minister said people should maintain social distancing and not form groups while lighting up lamps.

New Delhi Apr 3: ¬†Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to switch off lights of their homes at 9pm for nine minutes on April 5 and light up lamps, candles, mobile flashlights to display the nation’s collective spirit to defeat coronavirus.

In a video message, the prime minister said people should maintain social distancing and not form groups while lighting up lamps. He said the people should stay indoors.

He also said that people displayed unprecedented discipline and sense of service during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown that started on March 24 for a period of 21 days.

Source: News18

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