Source- Hindustan Times
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, posted a message on Twitter, on the occasion of ‘Tika Utsav’ or vaccination festival. Which was mainly to inoculate, the maximum number of eligible people against this viral infection.
4 additional steps
He had also posted 4 additional steps to deal with COVID-19 along with his message.
Prime Minister's Word
PM Modi said, “Today, we are starting the Tika Utsav across the country. In this round of the fight against corona, I have four requests.” He pasted a link to a release, where all the four requests were listed: Each One- Vaccinate One, Each One- Treat One, Each One- Save One, and creation of micro-containment zones.
4 requests in details
Explaining in details to all the request posted in the message, PM Modi said, “Each One-Vaccinate One means helping those (such as less educated and old) who cannot get themselves vaccinated; Each One-Treat One is about helping those who do not have the means to or do not know about the facilities available, for vaccination; under Each One-Save One emphasis is on wearing masks which will help saves lives of the people.” About the Fourth request, PM Modi said, “people must lead in the creation of micro-containment zones. Wherever a Covid-19 positive case has been reported, people of that family and locality must create a micro-containment zone.”
PM Modi said in his message, “This Tika Utsav is the beginning of the second big fight against Covid-19. We have to give special emphasis on personal hygiene as well as social hygiene.” On Thursday, PM Modi held a meeting with CM where he in-depth discussed the current situation of India because of covid-19. He said that “the chief ministers should learn to deal with criticism, but continue the work of vaccinating people and increasing testing.”
PM Modi's interaction with CM
PM Modi in his interaction with Chief Minister, which held on Thursday, told that the peoples who are above 45 years should be vaccinated first. As they are most at risk of getting contact with this virus. He said, “Sometimes, it helps in changing the atmosphere. The birth anniversary of Jyotiba Phule is on April 11 and on April 14, there is the birth anniversary of Baba Saheb. Can we organise a ‘Tika Utsav: or vaccine festival and create an atmosphere of Tika Utsav?”
New cases of Covid-19
The daily count of covid-19 is increasing day by day. On Thursday, the country has recorded 152,879 recent cases of this viral infection.