Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Sunday urged citizen to show their “spirit of India” to categorical solidarity with “health warriors” within the battle towards the coronavirus pandemic once they mild diyas and lamps tonight at 9 pm on the decision given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“The power of the stadium is in its fans. The spirit of India is in its people. Tonight 9pm for 9min Let’s show the world, we stand as ONE. Let’s show our Health Warriors, We stand behind them. Team India – IGNITED. @narendramodi @PMOIndia,” Kohli tweeted.
The energy of the stadium is in its followers.
The spirit of India is in its folks.
Tonight 9pm for 9min
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 5, 2020
Earlier, in a video message, the Prime Minister had requested citizens to flip all lights off of their homes at 9 pm on Sunday (April 5) and to stand at their doorways or home windows with a candle, diya and torch for 9 minutes to show solidarity with one another within the battle towards the COVID-19.
This is in comply with up to the ‘Taali, thali’ occasion held on March 22, the day when ‘Janata curfew’ was noticed all through the nation.
Modi had reminded folks to be on their terrace and balconies and clap to categorical their gratitude for all those that had been ‘working 24/7’ to battle COVID-19.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday mentioned that there are 3,072 coronavirus optimistic instances in India, together with 2,784 lively instances, 213 cured/discharged/migrated folks and 75 deaths.