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As India continues to fight its battle against the Coronavirus Pandemic, the central government is leaving no stone unturned to curb the spread of the deadly disease, which has already caused numerous casualties worldwide.

In his third speech related to the contagious illness, PM Narendra Modi insisted his countrymen switch off all electrical lights on April 5th at PM, for 9 minutes, and light a Diya, candle or flash torches instead.

Virat Kohli, PM Modi, India, Coronavirus
Narendra Modi (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)

The move has since been backed by various cricketers of past and present. The likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul extended their support to PM Modi’s latest initiative, and current Indian team skipper Virat Kohli too joined the bandwagon by posting a tweet about the same on Sunday.

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Virat Kohli backs PM Modi’s latest initiative:


The 31-year-old batsman posted a tweet of several lines, urging his fellow countrymen to stand united, and support the PM’s latest appeal.

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Virat Kohli. (Credits: Twitter)

Kohli wrote, “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.”

This comes after the Indian Prime Minister Modi had earlier requested people to come out in their balconies and clap for the medical and military personnel who are continuing to work in the time of crisis. It is because of these people, that the death toll in India through Coronavirus is very low as compared to Europe and the USA.

Developed countries such as Spain, Italy, America have been worst affected by this pandemic, while in India, the number of cases has risen to 3374 on Sunday. The nation is currently under a 21-day lockdown, until 14th April.

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