On Earth Day, PM Narendra Modi expresses gratitude to corona-warriors

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PM Narendra Modi (File Photo)
PM Narendra Modi (File Photo)

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Earth Day once again praised the selfless work by the corona-warriors who are taking care of the nation in this crisis situation. He tweeted the appreciation while greeting the people on Earth Day.

"On International Day of Mother Earth, we all express gratitude to our planet for the abundance of care & compassion. Let us pledge to work towards a cleaner, healthier & more prosperous planet. A shout out to all those working at the forefront to defeat COVID-19," PM Modi said in his tweet.

The Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, when many companies, politicians and economists for government pledged for green recoveries. Every year, Earth Day is celebrated all over the world on April 22 to show support for environmental protection.

On Earth Day eve, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu greeted the people.

“We must reinvent the future on more sustainable lines by drawing appropriate lessons from the past and the harsh present,” he said.