‘Humanity facing a crisis; our devotion to service of the country creates our path during this challenging time’

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On the occasion of BJP’s 40th anniversary, PM Shri Narendra Modi said, “This foundation day of BJP has come at a time when not only the country but also the world is going through a difficult time. Humanity is facing a crisis; our devotion to service of the country creates our path during this challenging time.”

Addressing the party Karyakartas he said, “India has worked rapidly with a holistic approach that is being appreciated by not only Indians but also WHO. All countries should come together and fight this, so India had active participation in the meeting of the SAARC countries and the G20 meeting.”

Shri Modi talked about India’s efforts which have set an example before the world in tackling Coronavirus Pandemic. The PM added, “India is one of the countries which understood seriousness of this disease and waged a timely war against it. India took several decisions and tried its best to implement them on ground.”

Lauding people’s participation, Shri Modi said, “The maturity shown by the people during lockdown, in a large country like India, is unprecedented. No one could have imagined that the people will abide by this with such obedience and sense of service.”

The Prime Minister also appreciated the citizens’ support at 9 pm on April 5, he said that the strength of togetherness of 130 crores people of our country was clearly visible. “People from every section of society and age group demonstrated this unity and strengthened the resolve in fight against COVID19,” he added.

PM Shri Modi made five requests to the Party Karyakartas. He asked them to ensure food for the poor, thank the doctors, nurses, hospital staff, police personnel and sanitation workers, encourage use and distribution of masks, to install Aarogya Setu app and contribute towards PM CARES Fund. He also urged the Karyakartas to further encourage 40 people to contribute towards the Fund.