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Covid-19: Let's unite in lighting lamps at 9 pm on Apr 5, PM urges nation

In a video address the PM thanked the people for their support and asked them to light lamps on April 5 at 9 pm for 9 minutes in solidarity

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Addressing the nation in a video message on the ninth day of the lockdown today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the discipline and restraint shown by the people was unprecedented. The government, administration and the public have done their best to deal with this problem, he said.

The way you greeted and appreciated the coronavirus fighters on March 22 was exemplary; everyone everywhere is trying to emulate you. You have shown to the world that an entire country can unite and fight against a crisis like this. Now that everyone is locked in at home, many would be feeling ...

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First Published: Fri, April 03 2020. 11:08 IST