Coronavirus: Amit Shah, Javadekar attend GoM meeting at Rajnath Singh's residence

NEW DELHI: A meeting of the group of ministers (GoM) was held at the defense minister Rajnath Singh The residence on Friday.

Minister of the Interior Amit Shah , minister of information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar , Minister of Textiles and Women's and Children's Development, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan , MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy, among other Union ministers, were present at the meeting.

The meeting was held 9 days after the end of the 21-day blockade announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Earlier today, via video message, the Prime Minister urged people to gather for a one-time exercise on April 5 at 9 p.m. to show that they were together in the fight against the coronavirus.

This Sunday, April 5, we will challenge the darkness of the coronavirus threat together. On April 5, at 9 pm, I need your 9 minutes. At 9pm, turn off all the lights in your houses and light a Diya candle. , torch or flashlight for 9 minutes on your doors or balcony, Modi said.

I have one more prayer for you all, no one has to meet anywhere during this event. Everyone will light a Diya only on their doors, windows or balconies. Social distancing must be followed, he added.