‘Aao diya jalayen’: PM Modi shares Vajpayee’s poem as reminder to light candles on Sunday

PM Modi (file image)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared a video clip of BJP veteran Atal Bihari Vajpayee reciting his famous poem, to remind people to light up lamps on Sunday night to show the country’s “collective resolve” to fight coronavirus.

“Aao diya jalayen (come let’s light the lamp),” PM Modi tweeted along with a video featuring Vajpayee reciting his famous poem.

PM Modi had on Friday urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on April 5 to display the country’s “collective resolve” to defeat coronavirus.

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