Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 10 am, said his office in a tweet. The announcement of the PM’s address came after India created history by completing a billion vaccination.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister Office India said that PM Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM today.
On the occasion of scripting history by crossing the 100 crore vaccination mark, PM Modi visited the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML) to interact with the health worker and the doctors who are at the frontline from the starting of the pandemic.
Prime Minister in a video conference after inaugurating a new building at AIIMS Campus in New Delhi said that this day of October 21, 2021, has been scripted in history and by 100 crore vaccine doses, India has become even stronger. This achievement is of India and is of every citizen of India.
According to the government data, 1.3 billion people in India have had one shot of vaccine and around 30- per cent are now fully vaccinated. The government is planning to fully vaccinate all the adults in the coming days.
Though India started vaccination drive at a slow pace. However, it has proved that slow and steady wins the race and now it has become the second country in the world after China to reach the one billion coronavirus vaccination mark. In this tally, China stands at the top.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi last addressed the nation on June 21. On that day, he addressed the nation on the occasion of International Yoga Day.
In other news, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari on Thursday defended the fuel price hike across the country saying that 95% of the people do not need petrol at all and only a handful of people use 4-wheelers and need petrol.