88888 Lights Out was a campaign with the stated goal of increasing awareness of global warming and promoting actions to reduce energy consumption. By encouraging India’s residents to turn to the lights and reduce pollution of the globe.
The campaign was started by Exnora International, a non-governmental organization in India. It’s called for people to switch off their lights for eight minutes at 8 pm on August 8, 2008 (8-8-8-8-8) to spread awareness and take action to reduce energy consumption and resulting environmental damage. In the city of Chennai, governor Surjit Singh Barnala The Raj Bhavan at 8 pm for 8 minutes and said that it should be created among the people of all walks of life on the root cause of global warming the very beginning of the 2008 Olympics. The effort has been part of a wider effort by the groups involved to bring attention to environmental issues.