The radio programme comes on the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre is completing 7 years in power.
PM Modi lauds oxygen tanker drivers, healthcare workers
Addressing the “Mann Ki Baat” radio programme, PM Modi thanked drivers of cryogenic oxygen tankers, COVID warriors who helped the country during the second wave of the pandemic by working on a war footing.
During the programme, PM Modi conversed with a liquid oxygen tanker driver Dinesh Upadhyay and Shirisha Gajni, a loco pilot of Oxygen Express. Upadhyay who hails from Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh expressed his gratitude for saving the lives of lakhs of people through his work.
Talking about Railways’ contribution in the transportation of oxygen, PM Modi said that Oxygen Express has transported larger quantities of oxygen to all corners of the country, faster than oxygen tankers travelling by road.
Prime Minister also lauded doctors, nurses, and frontline workers for their contribution to the fight against COVID.
“The Seva Bhav of countrymen have put the country out of all storms. Recently we saw how doctors, nurses, and front lines workers have worked day and night are still doing,” he said.
Cyclone-affected states showed courage, fought battle with patience and discipline
With the western and eastern coasts of the country facing two major cyclonic storms over the last 10 days, PM lauded the people of affected states for showing courage and fighting the battle with patience and discipline.
The Prime Minister, while addressing the 77th episode of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ today said, “We are witnessing how our nation is fighting the battle against COVID-19 with full strength. At the same time, the nation has witnessed a few natural disasters too.” “In the last ten days, the western and eastern coast faced two major cyclonic storms. Cyclone Tauktae hit the western coast while Cyclone Yaas hit the eastern coast. The countrymen and the country faced the cyclone storm bravely,” PM Modi said.
“At the time of the disaster, people of the Cyclone-affected states showed courage and fought the battle with patience and discipline. I humbly acknowledge their efforts,” he added.
“I salute the people who participated in the relief and rescue operations during the cyclonic storms,” PM Modi said.
“I express my deepest condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. We all stand steadfastly with those who have suffered losses,” he added.
PM Modi praises farmers, says record agri output, procurement even during COVID-19
PM Modi appreciated the farmers across the country and pointed out that there was a record production of crops even during the COVID pandemic.
(With ANI Inputs)