Delhi Students Hold Candlelight Vigil for Meme Legend Harambe

Internet turned Harambe into a popular meme and Delhi students are about to bring “wicks out for Harambe.”

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Internet turned Harambe, the slain gorilla, into a popular meme. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

When a three-year-old boy accidentally got into a gorilla enclosure in Cincinnati Zoo, fearing for his life, a zoo worker shot the western lowland gorilla, Harambe. It didn’t take long for the ever supportive internet community to turn Harambe into a meme legend.

His death may be a thing of the past but the jokes still live. Four months down the line, the internet still doesn’t seem to have gotten enough of Harambe. One still comes across a barrage of Harambe memes, with people keeping alive the gorilla’s spirit.

Twitter Made Harambe a Meme Legend

Pun comes as first nature to Twitter’s citizens.

This perfect Harambe version of Eminem’s Lose Yourself.

All Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to secure their place in White House is Harambe.

Delhi Students Take “Wicks Out For Harambe”

It’s just a matter of time before India catches up with a global trend and Harambe seems to finally have gotten recognition in Delhi.

Event page on Facebook. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1750139258592595/?active_tab=posts">Candlelight Vigil for Harambe</a>)
Event page on Facebook. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Candlelight Vigil for Harambe)

Some students of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University have decided to organise a candlelight vigil to honour Harambe’s greatness on 15 October.

The description of the event explains it all. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1750139258592595/?active_tab=posts">Candlelight Vigil for Harambe</a>)
The description of the event explains it all. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Candlelight Vigil for Harambe)

Never to be left behind, Delhiites already have shown immense interest in the event with more than 400 people confirming their attendance after it was announced less than a week ago.

And the jokes started pouring in.

Not just a gorilla. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1750139258592595/?active_tab=posts">Candlelight Vigil for Harambe</a>)
Not just a gorilla. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Candlelight Vigil for Harambe)
Black Lives Matter. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1750139258592595/?active_tab=posts">Candlelight Vigil for Harambe</a>)
Black Lives Matter. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Candlelight Vigil for Harambe)
Where is humanity? (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1750139258592595/?active_tab=posts">Candlelight Vigil for Harambe</a>)
Where is humanity? (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Candlelight Vigil for Harambe)

Time to bring “wicks out for Harambe.”

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