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Indian flag on Swiss Mountain: Tricolour projected in gesture to express solidarity amid COVID-19

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 April 2020, 17:13 IST

A major part of combatting the coronavirus pandamic is the united feeling of solidarity, belonging and positiveness. As we are all locked up indoors, it can be easy to feel depressed. Well, here is a piece of good news that will motivate you right away.

Not long ago, the Indian flag was projected on the Matterhorn mountain on Switzzerland. The official handle of ‘India in Switzerland, The Holy See and Liechtenstein’ on Twitter put out the news along with an image of the projection.


The Indian tricolour projected on the mountain was over 1000 metres in size. The Ministry of External Affairs attained this in cooperation with Zermatt Tourism.

Isn’t it a magnificent gesture to demonstrate solidarity to all Indians fighting coronavirus?

Check it out:

The tweet was captioned, “INDIAN TRICOLOR ON THE MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN: Indian Tricolor of more than 1000 meters in size projected on Matterhorn Mountain, Zermatt, Switzerland to express Solidarity to all Indians in the fight against COVID 19. A big Thank You to @zermatt_tourism for the gesture. @MEAIndia”

Official twitter handle of Zermatt also shared the photo and wrote, “The Indian flag on the Matterhorn, Switzerland's landmark, is intended to express our solidarity and give hope and strength to all Indians. #Hope #Zermatt #Matterhorn”

Many Indians took to twitter to laud the gesture. They were extremely glad with it.

Have a look:

First published: 18 April 2020, 17:13 IST
 
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