India Will Not Stop Despite Challenges: President Ram Nath Kovind
New Delhi: During his address to the joint sitting of Parliament on Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind said that this session was essential amid the prevailing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All Members of Parliament (MPs) were present with a message and trust that however tough the challenges were, neither they nor the country would stop, he added
“Joint session of Parliament amid Corona pandemic is essential. It’s a new year and a new decade and we are also entering into the 75th yr of independence. Today all MPs are present here with message & trust that however tough be the challenge neither we nor India will stop,” the President was quoted as saying.
With regard to the pandemic and how the country dealth with it, the President said that timely decisions taken by the Centre saved the lives of lakhs of Indians adding that the new coronavirus cases were going down rapidly.
“I am satisfied that the timely decision taken by my Government saved the lives of lakhs of citizens. Today the number of new COVID-19 cases is going down rapidly. The number of recoveries is very high,” he said.
The President said that it was a matter of pride that India was running the largest vaccination programme in the world and during this crisis, the Centre shouldered its responsibility towards mankind and provided lakhs of vaccine doses to numerous countries.