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BJP Chief Nadda Praises PM Modi's '9 Mins' Covid Appeal, Urges BJP Cadre To Light Candles

PM Modi in his address to the nation asked the citizens to light a candle to defeat darkness of coronavirus on Sunday, April 5 at 9pm for nine minutes

JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda called upon the nation's citizens to fight the war against coronavirus together and asked them to follow PM Modi's message and light 'diyas' and torchlights on March 5 at 9 pm.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Friday asked the citizens for 9 minutes for their time on Sunday, April 5 and requested them to light a candle, diya, torch or mobile flashlight to mark India's fight against Coronavirus.

JP Nadda praised PM Modi

In a tweet on Friday morning, Nadda stated that under PM Modi's leadership, the country has fought the virus bravely and in order to continue the fight and stand in solidarity, he urged all BJP workers to head to the window and balcony at the above-mentioned date and time in order to "defeat the darkness" of corona crisis.

PM Modi said, "On the 5th of April, on Sunday, I want 9 minutes from all you, at 9 pm. Listen carefully, on the 5thof April, at 9 PM, turn off all the lights in your homes, stand at your doors or in your balconies, and light candles or diyas, torches or mobile flashlights for 9 minutes.I repeat, light candles or diyas, torches or mobile flashlights, for 9 minutes at 9 PM on the 5thof of April."

"At that time, if you have turned off all the lights of your homes, and each one of us in all directions has lit a diya; we will experience the superpower of light, clearly illuminating the common purpose we are all fighting for. In that light, in that luster, in that radiance, let us resolve in our minds that we are not alone, that no one is alone!130 crore Indians are committed, through a common resolve!"

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