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In Pics: From PM Modi To Amit Shah, Ministers Lit Lamps To Mark India’s Fight Against Coronavirus

India on Sunday switched off the lights as part of a unique initiative to show solidarity against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On PM Modis call, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and many other leaders came forward and lit the diyas at their residents. Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the nation to turn off lights for 9 minutes on Sunday and lit diyas, candles or mobile flashlights with an aim to bring the entire nation together in the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak. Take a look.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 April 2020, 10:35:15 PM
Modi & Ministers Fight Against Coronavirus

Ministers lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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India on Sunday 'switched off the lights' as part of a unique initiative to show solidarity against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On PM Modi’s call, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and many other leaders came forward and lit the diyas at their residents. Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the nation to turn off lights for 9 minutes on Sunday and lit diyas, candles or mobile flashlights with an aim to bring the entire nation together in the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak. 

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Venkaiah Naidu

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu turned off all the lights of his residence and lit earthen lamps to mark India's fight against COVID-19.

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Amit Shah

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Home Minister Amit Shah lit earthen lamps after turning off all lights at his residence to mark India's fight against COVID-19.

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Rajnath Singh

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lit earthen lamps along with his family to mark India's fight against COVID-19.

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west bengal governor

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar turned off all the lights of his residence and lit earthen lamps to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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harsh vardhan

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan lit an earthen lamp to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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Om Birla

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla lit earthen lamps along with his family to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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Ravishankar Prasad

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad lit candles in his house to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath lit earthen lamps to form an 'Om' at his residence to mark India's fight against COVID-19.

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Telangana CM

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao lit a candle following the call of PM Modi to switch off all the lights of houses today at 9 PM for 9 minutes to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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Trivendra Singh Rawat

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat lit earthen lamps with family to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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JP Nadda

Modi & Ministers Lit Diya To Fight Against Coronavirus

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BJP President JP Nadda turned off all the lights of his residence and lit earthen lamps to mark India's fight against coronavirus.

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