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In Pics | Heeding to PM Modi's 9 pm, 9 minutes call, India turns off lights to switch on solidarity

Prominent political leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu switched off lights to light earthen lamps.

Heeding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to switch off lights in order to mark the fight against Coronavirus, Indians across the country lit lamps, candles and mobile flashlights as a show of solidarity. (Image: ANI)

Heeding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to switch off lights in order to mark the fight against Coronavirus, Indians across the country lit lamps, candles and mobile flashlights as a show of solidarity. (Image: ANI)

People turned off the lights of their houses and lit earthen lamps in Ahmedabad. (Image: ANI)

People turned off the lights of their houses and lit earthen lamps in Ahmedabad. (Image: ANI)

The skyline in India's financial capital Mumbai after the lights were turned off. (Image: ANI)

The skyline in India's financial capital Mumbai after the lights were turned off. (Image: ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit a lamp after turning off all the lights at his residence. (Image: Twitter/@narendramodi)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit a lamp after turning off all the lights at his residence. (Image: Twitter/@narendramodi)

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady joined citizens in demonstrating collective solidarity and positivity by lighting candles at 9 PM. (Image: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn)

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady joined citizens in demonstrating collective solidarity and positivity by lighting candles at 9 PM. (Image: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman lit 'diyas' at her residence. (Twitter/@nsitharaman)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman lit 'diyas' at her residence. (Twitter/@nsitharaman)

Home Minister Amit Shah lighting earthen lamps after turning off all the lights at his residence. (Image: ANI)

Home Minister Amit Shah lighting earthen lamps after turning off all the lights at his residence. (Image: ANI)

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu turns off all the lights of his residence and lights earthen lamps. (Image: ANI)

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu turned off all the lights of his residence and lit earthen lamps. (Image: ANI)

Mukesh Ambani's Antilia in Mumbai lights up for PM Modi's 9 PM 9 Minutes

Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani's Antilia in Mumbai lights up for PM Modi's 9 PM 9 Minutes

Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani's Antilia in Mumbai lights up for PM Modi's 9 PM 9 Minutes

Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani's Antilia in Mumbai lights up for PM Modi's 9 PM 9 Minutes

First Published on Apr 5, 2020 09:47 pm
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