Candle sellers hopeful for pick-up in sales after PM Modi's appeal to Indians for April 5

Post Prime Minister Narendra Modi's request to the nation to light candles on April 5, candle sellers in Siliguri opened their shops on April 3 and seemed hopeful for a good pick-up in sale. One of the shopkeepers said, "The announcement has been made in the morning only, therefore sales will happen eventually."