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Apr 06, 2020
8:19AM

Prime Minister Modi’s ‘9pm 9minute’ appeal evokes massive response

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to switch off lights at 9 PM for 9 minutes and light up diyas and candles on 5th April evoked massive response across the country. A cross section of people switched off their lights and lit 'diyas' to express solidarity with the nation's fight against coronavirus, COVID-19.

On Friday, in a video message, the Prime Minister had said that India will experience the power of light, clearly illuminating the common purpose, the country is fighting for. Mr Modi said, amidst the darkness spread by the Corona pandemic, the country must continuously progress towards light and hope.
 
Prime Minister said, no one is alone during the lockdown and collective strength of 130 crore Indians is with each person. Mr Modi also urged the people to maintain social distancing, stay indoors and not form groups while lighting lamps. He said, one must never cross the ‘Lakshman Rekha’ of social distancing.
 

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