The Indian flag was projected on the Matterhorn mountain in Switzerland, in “hope and strength to all Indians”, in light of the current coronavirus pandemic. Pictures of the tricolor on the famous mountaintop are going viral on social media. Matterhorn is a mountain of the Alps and straddles between Switzerland and Italy. The mountain overlooks the Swiss town of Zermatt.
According to an online article by Indian news magazine India Today, Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter has been displaying the flags of different countries on the 4,478-metre peak, as part of a series to offer a message of hope to those countries battling the surge of COVID-19 cases.