NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hailed the role of the nurses on the occasion of the International Nurses Day and called them unsung heroes fighting the COVID-19 pandemic as the first line of defence.
Shah took to twitter and said, "On International Nurses Day, I express my gratitude towards all the nurses serving humanity across the world. Nurses are the backbone of our medical sector. Their role in containing the spread of Covid-19 is truly remarkable. India salutes our nurses for their tireless efforts."
Rahul Gandhi also hailed the effort of the nurses saying they are unsung heroes and they are working tirelessly amid the Covid-19 pandemic crisis to help save lives.
"Across India our nurses are working tirelessly, around the clock, to help save lives. They are our unsung heroes, our first line of defence against the Covid-19 virus. On International Nurses Day I thank and salute each and every one of them for their hard work and dedication," the Congress MP from Kerala's Wayanad said in a tweet. (IANS)