WATCH: IAF choppers shower flowers in tribute to COVID-19 warriors


By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: May 3, 2020 10:48:34 am





Petal shower by IAF on Chittaranjan Cancer Institute Action Area I, Newtown, Kolkata. (Express picture by Partha Paul)
Indian Air Force choppers on Sunday showered flower petals on the National War Memorial and the hospitals throughout the nation to honour the police officers and medical consultants who’re on the forefront in the struggle in opposition to the Covid-19 illness.

An IAF chopper first showered flower petals on the National War Memorial in New Delhi, paying tributes to the police officers for his or her work and willpower amid the nationwide lockdown.

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Another IAF chopper held a flypast over Government Hospital, Panchkula, whereas the Indian Army band carried out exterior the hospital to specific gratitude in direction of medical professionals combating coronavirus.

Meanwhile, an Indian Navy chopper showered flower petals on Goa Medical College in Panaji.

On the opposite hand, an IAF plane flew previous Marine Drive in Mumbai to specific gratitude in direction of the medical professionals.

While briefing the media on Friday, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat stated: “Air Force will conduct flypast from Srinagar to Trivandrum and one other one ranging from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kutch in Gujarat. It will embody each transport and fighter plane.”

The Army on its half will conduct mountain band shows alongside among the Covid-19 hospitals in nearly each district of the nation, he stated.

CDS General Rawat additionally stated Navy warships shall be lit up and their choppers shall be used for showering flower petals on hospitals treating coronavirus sufferers.

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