With Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the residents to come back out and lightweight candles, diyas or torch lights for 9 minutes on Sunday evening at 9 p.m. to indicate solidarity in opposition to the coronavirus outbreak, there was uncommon scenes with individuals bursting crackers. Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan took to social media saying it was all good until individuals began bursting crackers and that hasn’t gone down effectively with some who’ve began abusing him.
Taking to Twitter, Irfan wrote: “It was so good untill ppl started bursting crackers #IndiaVsCorona (sic.)”
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 6, 2020
To this individuals began calling him names and even introduced in his non secular sentiments to drag him down. But Irfan stayed calm and wrote: “We need fire trucks can u help? @TwitterIndia.”
Earlier, reminding residents that India is “still in middle of a fight” amid the coronavirus outbreak, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir had lashed out at those that burst crackers on Sunday night.
“INDIA, STAY INSIDE! We are still in the middle of a fight. Not an occasion to burst crackers!” Gambhir stated on Twitter after firecrackers had been burnt in a number of components of the nation.
India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh additionally slammed those that resorted to bursting crackers. “We will find a cure for corona but how are we going to find a cure for stupidity,” Harbhajan tweeted.
The whole sports activities fraternity had joined the nation in exhibiting solidarity within the battle in opposition to the quickly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic which has thus far claimed greater than 100 lives within the nation.