The Indian armed forces expressed gratitude to doctors and health professionals, as also others who have rendered phenomenal service during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
Bengaluru: The Indian armed forces expressed gratitude to doctors and health professionals, as also others who have rendered phenomenal service during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Indian Air Force conducted flypast across India.
The IAF choppers and jets, including Mig-29, Sukhoi-30 and Jaguar, conducted flypasts and Army bands played patriotic tunes outside medical buildings in most districts across the country from east to west and north to south, as reported by Times of India.
It further added that the armed forces showered petals at the Goa medical college, SNM hospital in Leh, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Rajpath and police memorial in Delhi, Sukhna lake in Chandigarh, Srinagar's Dal Lake, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, Panchkula hospitals in Haryana and the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences in Bhubaneswar.
On its part, the medical fraternity and other corona warriors were seen assembled outside the Covid-19 hospitals and other government buildings putting hands on their chest to show honour to the respect to the efforts of Armed forces, as noted by Times of India.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh thanked the armed forces for paying tributes to all frontline workers battling the novel coronavirus outbreak in India. "I thank the Armed Forces for their special initiatives like flypasts, showering flower petals and several other performances to express gratitude towards medical professionals, police and other frontline warriors," tweeted Rajnath Singh.
The Armed Forces today have organised several activities to show their respect and express gratitude towards the Corona Warriors who are battling against the global pandemic.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) May 3, 2020
These frontline warriors are doing commendable work in strengthening India’s fight against COVID-19.
We give you a few glimpses of the flypast.
#IndiaSalutesCoronaWarriors— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) May 3, 2020
Aerial Salute by #Airwarriors to #CoronaWarriors
2XC-130 aircraft presented aerial salute to the #CovidWarriors over Dal Lake & Sukhna Lake.
Glimpses from Sukhna Lake.@SpokespersonMoD pic.twitter.com/FvFPOHVVNq
#IAF helicopter shower flower petals on the #PoliceWarMemorial as a mark of aerial salute to the #CoronaFighters & express gratitude to the police personnel on duty amid pandemic. #ArmedForcesSaluteCoronaWarriors #SwasthaBharat #MoDAgainstCorona #StayHomeIndia #IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/5aUvszzEnk— ADG (M&C) DPR (@SpokespersonMoD) May 3, 2020
#WATCH IAF chopper holds flypast over Government Hospital, Panchkula; Indian Army band performs outside the hospital to express gratitude towards medical professionals fighting #COVID19.#Panchkula pic.twitter.com/PKut0f3czf— ANI (@ANI) May 3, 2020
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Last Updated May 3, 2020, 2:58 PM IST