New Delhi, August 14
In an obvious reference to China and developments in Ladakh, President Ram Nath Kovind, on the eve of India’s 74th Independence Day, stated whereas the world neighborhood wanted to combat collectively towards the best problem earlier than humanity (Covid-19), “some in our neighbourhood tried to carry out their misadventure of expansion”.
“Our brave soldiers laid down their lives defending borders. The nation salutes the martyrs of Galwan Valley,” he stated.
He stated the Covid-19 pandemic has reminded humanity of shared future of world neighborhood, respect for nature, significance of constructing well being infrastructure and use of science and expertise on path to progress. “These lessons will prove useful to humanity,” he stated.
“The nation is indebted to doctors, nurses and health workers who have been at the forefront in our fight against the virus. Unfortunately, many of them lost their lives battling the pandemic. They are our national heroes. All Covid-19 warriors deserve high praise,” he stated. Referring to the New Education Policy, he stated it will develop a brand new high quality system remodeling future challenges into alternatives and paving the best way for a New India. — TNS