Twitter on fire after PM urges Indians to light candles

On Friday, April 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through a recorded video message amid the ongoing 21-day lockdown, and urged all Indians to light candles, diyas, torches at 9 pm on Sunday to 'illuminate a common purpose' in the fight against coronavirus.

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 03: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign rally in support of East Delhi candidates ahead of Delhi state elections in Delhi, India, Feb. 3, 2020. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua via Getty)

 Here is how Twitter reacted to the PM’s request.




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