Governor calls for illumination on Sunday at 9 pm


In response to the clarion call given by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has appealed to all the citizens in the State to turn off only the regular lights like bulbs and tube-lights in your homes tomorrow on April 5, at 9 PM, and light candles or Diyas, torches or mobile flashlights for 9 minutes. 

The Governor requested the people to light up candles or diyas on the day to express our solidarity and to demonstrate the country’s collective will to fight corona virus.

She also requested the citizens not to switch off coolers, air conditioners and fridges and appealed people to maintain social distancing by not assembling in groups and avoiding coming out on to the streets while participating in the program and urged them to do it at their respective doorsteps, balconies or rooftops of their homes. This will be the solution to break the chain of Coronavirus, she added. 

She also released a video message to this effect which is hereunder: