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Incredible! From US To Europe To China, Foreign Envoys Join India's Light Against Covid

Many foreign envoys stood in solidarity with India by lighting diyas at 9 pm on Sunday as the country united in the pitched battle against the Coronavirus

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As the nation came together with lit diyas and candles in their hands at 9 pm on Sunday to show solidarity in its fight against COVID-19, many foreign envoys to India also participated in the 9 pm-9 minute event called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Standing with India in these times of difficulty, Envoys from China, Israel, Germany, Europe and Ireland also paid their tributes to the heroes of COVID-19 who are on the frontline tackling the deadly epidemic. 

Foreign Envoys light lamps to express solidarity with India

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With a ray of hope and determination, Indians lit up their diyas, candles, torches and mobile torchlights in support of their COVID-19 warriors who are fighting day and night to battle the pandemic. PM Modi had appealed Indians to come to their balconies and doors with diyas and torches in a moment of solidarity at 9 pm on Sunday.

Citizens across India flooded social media, showing families standing at their balconies with lit torches and diyas. People from all walks of life stood united for our valiant COVID-19 warriors — from doctors to nurses to sanitation workers — who risk themselves to ensure the society remains healthy. PM Modi also lit a lamp for 9 minutes at 9 pm on Sunday, to challenge the darkness caused by the novel coronavirus. 

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