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Armed Forces’ Thank You Gesture For ‘ COVID-19 Warriors’ Gets Kudos From Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed the decision of the armed forces to plan a series of events to thank doctors, paramedics and policemen engaged in the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

India will go  into the third phase of the national Lockdown from May 4 to May 17. The first phase was from march 24 to April 14. It was extended by two weeks till May 3 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a video conference meeting  with the state Chief Ministers.  But as the second Lockdown neared there were rise in cases and the MHA in its order decided to extend the Lockdown .

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister  Modi said India has waged a strong fight against COVID-19 due to courageous frontline warriors who have cared and cured many.

“They are spectacular. India applauds them and their families,” he said.

India’s armed forces have always kept the nation safe. Even in times of disasters, they are out there helping people, the prime minister said.

 

“Now, our forces are, in a unique way, saying a big thank you to our frontline COVID-19 warriors for their endeavour towards making India COVID-19 free,” he said.

The Indian armed forces will conduct fly-pasts, light up ships at sea, play military bands and shower flower petals on hospitals treating coronavirus patients on Sunday in a grand display of gratitude to lakhs of people like doctors, paramedics and policemen engaged in the country’s fight against the pandemic.

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