Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter and requested those who burst crackers on Sunday night time to remain indoors amid the coronavirus scare. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, earlier final week, had requested Indian residents to modify off their lights and lightweight candles and diyas in order to indicate solidarity in the combat towards the COVID-19 outbreak in the nation. But reviews of firecrackers being burnt in a number of elements of the nation began popping out on Sunday night time.
In a tweet, Gambhir, who can be a BJP MP, wrote: “INDIA, STAY INSIDE! We are still in the middle of a fight Not an occasion to burst crackers !”
INDIA, STAY INSIDE!
We are nonetheless in the middle of a combat
Not an event to burst crackers ! #IndiaFightsCorona
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 5, 2020
Apart from Gambhir, India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh additionally slammed those who resorted to bursting crackers. According to reviews, fireplace broke out in a constructing in the capital because of crackers on Sunday night time, the video of which went viral on social media. Harbhajan retweeted the video and wrote: “We Will find a cure for corona but how r we gonna find a cure for stupidity.”
We Will discover a treatment for corona however how r we gonna discover a treatment for stupidity 😡😡 https://t.co/sZRQC3gY3Z
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 6, 2020
Meanwhile, India’s sports activities fraternity on Sunday joined the nation in displaying solidarity in the combat towards the quickly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic by lighting lamps and candles in response to Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s name to reveal the nation’s collective resolve.