COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in some way or another. But it has been particularly difficult for those working in the healthcare sector. Doctors, nurses, and other medical workers are spending not seeing their families for weeks to avoid the risk of infection and even
In addition, cops, airport staff, people working in grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, employees of railways, public transportation, food delivery agents, cab drivers and those working in media are going to their workplaces because they don’t have the luxury of doing it from home.
This is why people from across the country came to their windows and balconies at 5 pm in solidarity with these superheroes providing essential services. Here are some of the videos showing appreciation and mass-applause.
I have tears in my eyes as I hear the overwhelming show of gratitude in the sound of conch shells and thalis around me.
Thank you to all those on the frontline fighting #Coronavirus
Thank you @narendramodi Ji for showing us what good leadership can achieve. #5baje5minute pic.twitter.com/lmyV6XOkMm
— Neha Joshi (@The_NehaJoshi) March 22, 2020
@smritiirani @sudhirchaudhary @ZeeNews #COVIDー19 #JanataCurfew pic.twitter.com/jOTtZmNDb6
— Satya Nishad (@satya_nishad) March 22, 2020
#Covid_19india #JantaCurfew #QuaratineLife 👏👏👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/EBOXthWG2t
— Mili Doshi (@m_doshi93) March 22, 2020
The joy! The love! The warmth! The smiles amidst the darkness that everyone is finding themselves in it! We all stand together and salute the people who are fighting against the virus at the frontline. #JantaCurfew pic.twitter.com/77HPiu7F8z
— Being Second (@gucciturmeric) March 22, 2020
#palanpur #clapping #thali #sankh #JantaCurfew #JantaCurfewMarch22 #Covid_19india #StayHomeStaySafe #IndiaComeTogether #Gujaratcorona @CollectorBK @SP_Banaskantha @bknasamachar @Divya_Bhaskar @tv9gujarati @DeshGujarat @DeshGujarat pic.twitter.com/ufdiylwuNl
— LOVE (@love_vaswani) March 22, 2020
5PM this evening for 5 minutes… @amanoratownship, pune.#IndiaFightsCorona#JanataCurfew#CoronaVirusUpdate pic.twitter.com/a5A7xPbR16
— Ayushh (@AyuShhrivastava) March 22, 2020
Thank you 👏👏
5 PM 🔔#Panvel#JantaCurfew #JantaCurfewMarch22 @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/onUHdC2gx2
— Vinit Shinde ∆ (@iamvinitshinde) March 22, 2020
#Narendermodi #JantaCurfew pic.twitter.com/kTUJxu3PGC
— Jeet Shah (@shahjeet2497) March 22, 2020
Goosebump moment! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
India will survive.
— Mani Karthik (@manikarthik) March 22, 2020
Here's Ahmedabad residents thanking all our health workers & everyone out their for all the efforts! Stay safe! #5baje5minute #Ahmedabad #CoronavirusPandemic#JantaCurfewPledge #JantaCurfewMarch22 #Covid_19india pic.twitter.com/2PgVE86Sdd
— Abhishek (@ImAbhishekIyer) March 22, 2020
Goosebumps 😅 pic.twitter.com/MVGcR5uDiDAdvertisement
— Pitashri (@pitashrisays) March 22, 2020
I have never, ever…in real life seen anything that is as powerful as what just happened. Everyone came together for #5baje5minute 🇮🇳 #JantaCurfew #JanataCurfew pic.twitter.com/AfOEWBrfPL
— SUNAINAA (@TheSunainaa) March 22, 2020
Folks, I’m saying this again because it’s important. When #5baje5minute is over, PLEASE DON’T LEAVE HOME TO CELEBRATE/COLLECT IN GROUPS. Continue to show your gratitude to healthcare & frontline responders by making their burden less. It’s literally the best thing you can do🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/mnIa4rmIIa
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) March 22, 2020
This is from patna, we appreciate the hard work of health workers.⛑️🙏 Stay safe world #5baje5minute pic.twitter.com/LZnR2q9ka9
— Nishant kumar dubey (@imNdubey) March 22, 2020
Violin Teacher asked students to play 'Hum honge kamayab' for #5baje5minute #JantaCurfew @IndiaToday @CPPuneCity in response to @narendramodi request. #IndiaFightsCorona @republic @aparanjape pic.twitter.com/6T8CGjf0yX
— Mugdha Yelkar Kekre (@MugdhaY) March 22, 2020
The greatest ‘Goosebump’ moment… I’ve never experienced this EVER!
From d dead silence, the air was filled wt applause 4 our heroes- The Doctors, Nurses, Police & all who r risking their lives 4 us..WE SALUTE YOU!
🙏🙏🙏#5baje5minute #ThaliBajao #clapforourcarers pic.twitter.com/zzV83aNidW
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) March 22, 2020
Proud to see India standing up for itself.#5baje5minute pic.twitter.com/3GtP5907We
— Tridib Roy (@tridibr100) March 22, 2020
People play in chorus for #5baje5minute. Roar of clapping, Shankh and Cymbals rising from colonies across the nation as Indians come together to pay tribute to doctors and essential services workers in war against #Covid_19india#JantaCurfew #JanataCurfew #IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/DqCyrvzPxZ
— Prasar Bharati News Services & Digital Platform (@PBNS_India) March 22, 2020
The coming weeks are both uncertain and scary. Having said that, it’s clear that if we want to win the #WarAgainstVirus, we have to respect the advisories given by the government and follow social distancing to flatten the coronavirus curve. We might be isolated but we’re #AloneTogether!