Those who take COVID vaccine become ‘baahubali’: PM urges everyone to get vaccinated


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the people who take the COVID-19 vaccine jab become ‘Baahubali’ and urged everyone to get vaccinated.

“Vaccine is given in ‘baahu’ (arms and those who take it become ‘Baahubali’,” PM Modi said.

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He also stated that over 40 crore people have become ‘Baahubali’ in the fight against COVID-19.

On the upcoming Monsoon session of the Parliament, the Prime Minister said that he wants a meaningful discussion over the coronavirus pandemic.

PM Modi also informed that he has urged all the Floor Leaders that if they can take out some time on Tuesday so that he could them detailed information on the pandemic.

“We want discussion inside the Parliament as well with the Floor Leaders outside the Parliament,” PM Modi said.

The Prime Minister also requested all the parties to ask the ‘most difficult and sharpest questions’ in the Houses but should also allow the Central Government to respond.

“This will boost the democracy, strengthen people’s trust and improve the pace of the development,” he said.

Meanwhile, India added 38,164 new COVID-19 cases and 499 related deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday morning. To date, the country has seen over 3.11 crore coronavirus infections and 4.14 lakh fatalities.