Covid 19: India claps in sync, expresses gratitude to coronavirus heroes – doctors, sanitation workers and more
New Delhi : Loud claps, bells and sound of shells were sounded at 5 pm for around five minutes to express heartfelt gratitude and respect for the frontline fighters of coronavirus in India – doctors, sanitation workers, public transport service officials and more.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged people of India to show the gesture while he addressed the nation on Thursday asking to ensure social distancing and janta curfew to break the chain of spreading coronavirus.
Here is a glimpse of how India saluted the real heroes:
Prime Minister @narendramodi is repository of great ideas. #5baje5minute has proved it yet again. Its not only gratitude to all those who are working tirelessly against #CoronaVirus, people are feeling positive with feeling of TOGETHERNESS this has brought. pic.twitter.com/jzt8Yoz5ox— Prashant Singh (@PROCBS) March 22, 2020
#5baje5minute started trending on social media soon after people shared their videos on Twitter.