Kohli-Rohit call for lighting candles for 5 minutes at night

India has locked down the entire country for 21 days to prevent the global pandemic coronavirus. However, the number of victims is increasing in the country. In such a situation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to take a very innovative approach in the fight against coronavirus.

He has called on the countrymen to light the candle for 9 minutes at 9pm on Sunday (April 5) to stop the outbreak of coronavirus. India’s national cricket team captain Virat Kohli and limited-overs co-captain Rohit Sharma has urged the people of the country in the social media to respond to Modi’s call.

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Kohli writes on his official Twitter page, “The power of the stadium is in its fans. The spirit of India is in its people. Tonight 9pm for 9min. Let’s show the world, we stand as ONE. Let’s show our Health Warriors,We stand behind them. Team India – IGNITED.”

Rohit Sharma again compared coronavirus to the Test match and writes on his official Twitter page, ” Team India, we can’t get this prescription wrong. Our life depends on winning this test match. Show your solidarity, join us in “The Great Team India Huddle” today 5th April 9pm for 9min. Light to Fight. Are you with me?”

On Friday (April 3th), the Prime Minister spoke to 40 prominent sports figures of the country, spreading positivity among the people in the war against coronavirus. Among them, Kohli and Rohit were also present.

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