Former Team India members Gautam Gambhir and Harbhajan Singh have slammed the people who bursted crackers on Sunday evening.
Large number of fire cracker bursting incidents were witnessed across Country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, earlier last week, had asked Indian citizens to switch off their lights and light candles and diyas in order to show solidarity in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter and asked those who burst crackers on Sunday night to stay indoors amid the coronavirus scare.
In a tweet, Gambhir, who is also a BJP MP, wrote: “INDIA, STAY INSIDE! We are still in the middle of a fight Not an occasion to burst crackers !”
Apart from Gambhir, India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh also slammed those who resorted to bursting crackers. According to reports, fire broke out in a building in the capital due to crackers on Sunday night, the video of which went viral on social media. Harbhajan retweeted the video and wrote:
“We Will find a cure for corona but how r we gonna find a cure for stupidity.”