Modi hails 'great gesture' of armed forces saluting corona warriors

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: May 03, 2020, 05:39 PM(IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Photograph:( ANI )

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The exercise was carried out to pay gratitude to the front-line workers engaged in the battle against COVID-19.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Indian Air Force which carried out fly-pasts over major cities and towns, showering flower petals on leading hospitals.

The exercise was carried out to pay gratitude to the front-line workers engaged in the battle against COVID-19.

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"Saluting those who are at the forefront, bravely fighting COVID-19. Great gesture by our armed forces," Modi tweeted.

The prime minister also posted a short video of military aircraft, choppers and bands engaged in expressing gratitude to the health professionals and others.

Fighter jets and transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out fly-pasts over major cities and towns, while military choppers showered petals on leading hospitals across the country as part of a mega exercise to express gratitude to lakhs of doctors, paramedics and other front-line workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.

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