Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to show gratitude to health workers who are at the forefront of the coronavirus fight, citizens of the country enthusiastically stood at their gates, balconies across the country to clap and cheer up the health workers.
People, who had locked their homes on Sunday because of the lockdown over the Coronavirus, appeared in their balconies and porches minutes before 5 pm and tried to boost the morale of workers by drumming up utensils, blowing up the trumpets.
Many celebrities, political leaders including from the opposition parties, sportspersons supported the call made by Prime Minister Modi and came out of their residences to express their gratitude to every individual who has been fighting the war to protect the citizens of the country.
NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, one of the leading face of the opposition parties in the country, came out of his residence and clapped for minutes along with his family.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath clanged bell in Gorakhpur to express gratitude to those providing essential services amid Coronavirus pandemic.
Jyotiraditya Scindia, the newly inducted BJP member, along with his family, took to his balcony and cheered for the health workers, officials who are battling out to end COVID-19.
Clapping against #coronavirus! Extremely grateful to our healthcare workers for keeping us safe, and helping the nation get through this tough time. Let’s all spread positivity and good vibes into the universe! pic.twitter.com/BelcwarLuS— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) March 22, 2020
Adnan Sami also took to Twitter to share the videos of himself applauding to the service provided by doctors, nurses, police, etc during the outbreak. He said it was his greatest ‘Goosebump’ movement.
OMG!!!!!!!!!— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) March 22, 2020
The greatest ‘Goosebump’ moment… I’ve never experienced this EVER!
From d dead silence, the air was filled wt applause 4 our heroes- The Doctors, Nurses, Police & all who r risking their lives 4 us..WE SALUTE YOU!
🙏🙏🙏#5baje5minute #ThaliBajao #clapforourcarers pic.twitter.com/zzV83aNidW
Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also participated in the exercise called by PM Modi to express gratitude.
Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy participates in the exercise called by PM Modi to express gratitude to those providing essential services amid #CoronavirusPandemic. pic.twitter.com/AJLZnLOexg— ANI (@ANI) March 22, 2020
BJP MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar also joined his locality remembers in clapping and cheering of emergency workers.
Rajdeep Sardesai and his wife Sagarika Ghose, the faces of the anti-Modi brigade, also took part in the initiative to support PM Modi’s call to share their gratitude with health workers, police, etc.
Well done, neighbourhood ! A crescendo of clapping and bells in our area as we all give a standing ovation to our valiant health workers -brave doctors and nurses-my doctor son among them 👏🏽👏🏽 pic.twitter.com/fEBhaw4aEv— Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) March 22, 2020
Malini Parthasarthy, the co-chairperson of left-wing The Hindu, along with her house team saluted the brave warriors battling COVID.
Saluting at 5 pm from my doorstep along with my house team, the brave warriors battling #COVID , the doctors, nurses, sanitation workers & other essential personnel risking their lives to keep us safe! A big thank you to these bravehearts! pic.twitter.com/qRh2XtOx1M— Malini Parthasarathy (@MaliniP) March 22, 2020
Delhi Police also joined the citizens in thanking the health workers by honking their sirens for five minutes in the national capital.
Citizens thronged to their balconies to express their gratitude towards the great people of the country who have been fighting to end the Coronavirus outbreak.
“Such a beautiful moment! Thank You, people, for the cooperation. We will fight this,” tweeted a social media user.
Such beautiful moment! Thank You people for the cooperation. We will fight this 💪🏼🙏🏼— Dr. Jal Kukdi (@Jal_Kukdi) March 22, 2020
Special thanks to @narendramodi for taking care of everything so well. Proud and all emotional 😭 #IndiaFightsCorona 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/UmCMIT1jel
Harridan, a social media user, tweeted emotionally to state that she was crying watching the people’s reaction to PM Modi’s call.
😭😭😭 I actually cried. pic.twitter.com/i1xVQW0YdZ— Harridan (@brawling_virago) March 22, 2020
Another social media user had posted the image of a little baby saying thank you to doctors and other emergency staffs for their exemplary work during these tough times.
A user shared a special image of her specially-abled child expressing gratitude to the health workers and others by blowing a trumpet.
The way everyone has come out on their roof tops, one thing is established beyond doubt- irrespective of how much liberals hate PM @narendramodi , his appeal and it’s reach is universal and cut across age barriers- daughter is out since 4:45 with her bugle #IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/SbIRQgEiYn— Alok Bhatt (@alok_bhatt) March 22, 2020
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 Janata curfew to break the chain of spreading coronavirus.