NEW DELHI ;
BJP LEADERS and Union Ministers on Sunday saluted scientists after two vaccines against COVID-19 were approved by the country’s drug regulator, and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for striving towards a coronavirus-free India. Describing it a “defining and historic” moment for the country’s health, BJP President J P Nadda said that the country has emerged as a global health centre under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi who took every one along with him in the fight against the deadly virus.
Many congratulations to all scientists and doctors for this achievement, Nadda said in a series of tweets, while expressing gratitude and respect towards doctors, police personnel and sanitation workers who worked in public service day and night. Applauding the scientists for the domestically manufactured vaccines, Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah in a series of tweets said he salutes very talented and hardworking scientists for making the country proud.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also congratulated Modi for strengthening the national resolve to fight against COVID-19. “Modi’s vision for ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ has helped tremendously in coming up with indigenous solutions in India’s fight against the global pandemic. India today takes a giant step towards decisively defeating the COVID-19 pandemic with DCGI granting approval to vaccines. We are proud of our scientists who made this vaccine possible in a very short span of time,” Singh said.