PM Modi to Address Nation at 10 am

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  • PM Modi to address the nation at 10 am today.
  • Address comes at the backdrop of the country's milestone vaccination achievement.
  • India breached the billionth landmark in COVID vaccinations on 21st October.

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi would address the Nation at 10 am today, an official announcement said. This national address comes a day after the nation scripted histroy after China in administering its billionth vaccine against the novel virus.PM Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM today,” read a tweet by PMO.

Shortly after the health authorities reported the achievement of 100 crore vaccinations milestone landmark, PM Modi took to Twitter congratulating the health care workers and thankning them for their tierless efforts. “The milestone is a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians, he said.”

He flagged India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive as a journey from “anxiety to assurance” that has made the country emerge stronger, and credited its success to citiznes trust in the vaccines despite “various efforts to create mistrust and panic”.

Later during the day, addressing the gathering at the inaugration of the new AIIMS Campus, he further said, “This day of October 21, 2021, has been recorded in history. India has crossed the 100 crore vaccine doses mark sometime back. To combat the biggest pandemic in 100 years, the country now has a strong protective shield of 100 crore vaccine doses. This achievement belongs to India, every citizen of India.”

Social media platforms flooded with praises and Thanksgiving to the countrys health care workers. Political front praised PM Modis’s efforts which held India script history. Leaders from across the world congratulated India on crossing the milestone of 100 crore vaccinations, terming it a huge and extraordinary accomplishment.

As per the CoWin portal, the billionth vaccine was administered at 9:47am on October 21st. As per the latest statistics 100.59 cr beneficiaries have been inoculated agaisnt the novel virus so far.

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