Sports: Ravi Shastri, Harbhajan Singh support PM Modi's call for fight against COVID-19

DN Bureau

Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri and cricketer Harbhajan Singh have come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to gather together for a unique exercise of lighting a diya, candle or torch on April 5 at 9 pm in the ongoing fight against coronavirus.

Ravi Shastri and cricketer Harbhajan Singh
Ravi Shastri and cricketer Harbhajan Singh

New Delhi: Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri and cricketer Harbhajan Singh have come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to gather together for a unique exercise of lighting a diya, candle or torch on April 5 at 9 pm in the ongoing fight against coronavirus.

The Prime Minister had earlier today asked people to challenge the darkness of coronavirus threat together on Sunday.

"On April 5, at 9 pm, I need your 9 minutes. At 9 pm, turn off all the lights in your houses and light a Diya, candle, torch or flashlight for 9 minutes at your doors, or balcony," the Prime Minister said.

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The Prime Minister further said that this will send out a message that nobody among the 130 crore Indians is alone in this fight against the deadly infection.

In his address to the nation on March 24, the Prime Minister had announced a 21-day lockdown in the country to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, which has infected over 2,000 people in the country. (ANI)

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