India To Turn Off Lights For 9 Minutes Tonight On PM's COVID-19 Appeal | Read

PUBLISHED ON: April 5, 2020 | Duration: 2 min, 06 sec

  
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Eleven days into a total lockdown to control spread of novel coronavirus or COVID-19, India will turn off lights for nine minutes at 9 pm tonight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Thursday morning and gave a call for unity to "fight the darkness of coronavirus pandemic".In a video message on Thursday, PM Modi made an appeal to the nation: "On April 5, Sunday, at 9 pm, I want 9 minutes from all of you. Turn off all the lights in your homes, stand at your doors or balconies and light candles, diya (lamp) or mobile flashlights for 9 minutes."
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