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Cricketers hit out at people who burst fire crackers on Sunday

NEW DELHI: Reminding citizens that India is "still in middle of a fight" amid the coronavirus outbreak, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has lashed out at those that burst crackers on Sunday evening.

"INDIA, STAY INSIDE! We are still in the middle of a fight. Not an occasion to burst crackers!" Gambhir mentioned on Twitter after it emerged out that firecrackers had been burnt in different portions of the country on Sunday evening all the way through the nine-minute length in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested citizens to change off their lighting fixtures and light-weight candles and diyas and display cohesion in struggle towards COVID-19 pandemic.

Gambhir, who may be a BJP MP from East Delhi, on Monday pledged to donate Rs 50 lakh extra to the Delhi Government for procurement of clinical apparatus and remedy of COVID-19 sufferers in the nationwide capital.

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Other cricketers like Harabhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan and Ravichandran Ashwin also spoke out towards other people popping out in their houses to burst crackers

The whole sports activities fraternity had joined the country in showing cohesion in the struggle towards the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic which has to this point claimed greater than 100 lives in the country.

Over 4,000 confirmed coronavirus instances have been reported until date in India.

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