Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it will be a long war against the deadly coronavirus and exhorted the citizens to not be tired or take rest as they have to emerge victorious.
"I state it with full responsibility that this is a long war against the coronavirus pandemic. But we do not have to get tired or take a rest in this war. We have to emerge victorious.Today, the country has only one goal and one resolve: to win this war," said PM Modi in his address to BJP karyakartas on the party's foundation day, reported Hindustan Times.
The PM underlined how India understood seriousness of this disease and waged a timely war against it. He said India's efforts have set an example before the world. The PM also praised the maturity shown by 120 crore Indians during this nationwide lockdown.
"India's efforts have set an example before the world in tackling coronavisus.India is one of the countries which understood the seriousness of this disease and waged a timely war against it. India took several decisions and tried its best to implement them on ground," said the PM via video call to BJP members.
The death toll due to novel coronavirus rose to 109 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 4,067 on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry.