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Coronavirus: PM Modi says lighting of lamps showed people of India are united against contagion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the people once again proved on Sunday that they are all united in the battle against coronavirus. Addressing workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Modi was referring to his call of turning off the lights and lighting of lamps at 9 pm on Sunday evening.

The prime minister was addressing BJP workers on the party’s 40th foundation day.

Modi said the people of the country will fight and win the war against coronavirus. “In this difficult time, there is an even greater responsibility upon BJP workers to serve the people,” Modi said. “India’s attempts to battle the Covid-19 pandemic have set a new example to the world,” Modi said. “India is one of the countries in the world that understood the seriousness of the situation and took timely steps to initiate a war against it. India took one step after another and worked to ensure those measures reached the bottom. We’ve ensured that all governments work together in this.”

Modi said hundreds of thousands of BJP workers have been providing ration to the poor ever since the Covid-19 pandemic began. He said this effort has…

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