9 Baje, 9 minute: Messages float on social media claiming ‘Corona will die by lighting diyas’ | Here is the fact check
The announcement was welcomed by most people and now some of them have also claimed to have found a not-so-logical reason behind Modi’s ‘9 baje 9 minute’ request.
New Delhi: Prime Minister, in his address today said that amid the nationwide lockdown to fight coronavirus, no one should feel alone. He urged people across India to switch off their lights and hold candles, lamps and mobile flashlights at 9 pm on Sunday, April 5, for 9 minutes in a nationwide show of solidarity amid a lockdown to fight coronavirus.
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The announcement was welcomed by most people and now some of them have also claimed to have found a not-so-logical reason behind Modi’s ‘9 baje 9 minute’ request. Soon after the speech was delivered, people took to Twitter and WhatsApp to share what they felt was another reason behind PM Modi’s ‘masterclass.’
Here are some of the tweets and WhatsApp forwards that did the rounds:
1मोबाइल फ़्लैश 0.5kcal
1तेल का दीपक 3kcal गर्मी देता है
मान लीजिए 70करोड़ लोगों ने भी इस बात को माना
15करोड़ दिए जलाए
तो 125करोड़ kcal गर्मी उत्पन्न होगी
कोरोना तो 10kcalगर्मी में ही मरेगा इस प्रकार विषाणु मर सकते हैं#9baje9minute
— अश्विनी #घर_पे_है (@ASHWINI02584397) April 3, 2020
— Pranay (@pran_ayyyyyyyyy) April 3, 2020
PIB did some fact check and found out that: