Chandigarh Lights Millions Of Candles, Lamps To Fight ‘Darkness Of Coronavirus’ On PM Modi’s Request People switched off lights and came out on doors and balconies and lit earthen lamps and candles
Chandigarh: Million of people on Sunday night lit candles, lamps and flashed torches to ward off ‘darkness of Coronavirus’, as requested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the second time Modi has sought to rally people amid the ongoing lockdown to combat the pandemic, which has claimed more than 65,600 lives globally and inflicted over 12 lakh people. As the clock struck 9pm, lights went out in most houses and people gathered in balconies, flashing mobile lights while a few of them lit candles and diyas. People switched off lights and came out on doors and balconies and lit earthen lamps and candles. Those who could not manage to get a lamp or candle flashed a torch or mobile torch.