Armed forces conduct flypast for corona warriors, choppers shower petals | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out flypast throughout India to indicate gratitude to the hundreds of healthcare employees battling the coronavirus pandemic.
The flypast was an effort by the nation’s armed forces to honour docs, paramedics, sanitation workers, police and different frontline employees battling the virus.
The IAF choppers and jets, together with Mig-29, Sukhoi-30 and Jaguar, carried out flypasts and Army bands performed patriotic tunes exterior medical buildings in most districts throughout the nation from east to west and north to south.
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The armed forces showered petals on the Goa medical school, SNM hospital in Leh, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Rajpath and police memorial in Delhi, Sukhna lake in Chandigarh, Srinagar’s Dal Lake, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, Panchkula hospitals in Haryana and the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences in Bhubaneswar.

The medical fraternity and different corona warriors had been seen assembled exterior the Covid-19 hospitals and different authorities buildings placing palms on their chest to indicate honour to the respect to the efforts of Armed forces.

The gesture of thanks began with laying of flowers by the three service chiefs on the police memorial in Delhi within the morning to honour police personnel deployed for enforcement of the nationwide lockdown.
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The gratitude gesture was expressed at a time when 1,301 individuals have died and practically 40,000 are contaminated with the lethal novel coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic throughout the nation.

Military bands are additionally performed “patriotic tunes” exterior varied civil hospitals treating coronavirus sufferers throughout the nation.
The Eastern Naval Command and the Western Naval Command illuminated a quantity of ships at anchorage from 7.30 pm to midnight.

Here is a glimpse of some of the flypasts carried out by the armed forces to honour Covid warriors —
Two IAF C-130J Super Hercules particular operations transport plane fly over Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh. The plane took off from Srinagar, J&Okay and flew all the way in which to Trivandrum in Kerala.

IAF chopper showered flower petals on the Police War Memorial with a view to categorical to pay tribute to police officers for their contribution within the battle in opposition to Covid-19 pandemic.

(With inputs from agencie)



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