While the entire nation got lit up at 9 PM for 9 minutes, persons with a disability were not behind in Ranchi.

They lightened candles inside their home maintained by the Mission of Christianity along Kantatoli-Bus stand road in the capital of Ranchi.

"We stand together. We stand united", said an eye disabled youth echoing the sentiments of their colleagues.

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Elsewhere, the scene reminded of Diwali. Many residents burnt candles and crackers too. 

Their candlelight move was in response to the appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to light up Diyas/ candles/ mobile to express unity among the 130 million people against the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown for 21 days.

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