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Prof. T K Thomas   Apr 7, 2020, Today [7thApril] is World Health Day. This year’s observation of the Day has heightened significance as the whole world is combating the deadly coronavirus. It was only on Sunday that the nation heeded to the appeal of our Prime Minister and at 9PM, for 9 minutes switched off lights in homes and lit candles, ‘diyas’ and switched on mobile torches. There was an overwhelming response and we witnessed the Deepawali illumination in April. This was the second instalment of a nation in unison highlighting people’s resolve to be united in their determination to fight the deadly virus despite the usual dissenting voices. It is another matter that people in some areas, including where I stay in Delhi, in their over enthusiasm added the sounds of Diwali also, bursting crackers and raising slogans. Fortunately, everyone, with the exception of some in-disciplined ones, is following the lockout norms which hopefully would yield the de
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