Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, in his handle at the digital Vesak world celebrations on the event of Buddha Purnima, cited the relevance of Lord Gautam Buddha’s teachings at a time when the world is facing a disaster resembling the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) and likewise urged the public to honour the victims and frontline warriors of the pandemic.
“Lord Buddha became his own visionary and showed others the path to enlightenment,” he stated.
The PM stated the nation’s progress would additionally assist script the world growth, and India is always working to assist different nations and dedicated to doing so in the future as properly.
“While making all possible efforts to save each and every life of our citizens from the Covid-19 scourge; India is also fulfilling its global responsibilities,” he added.
“Every word and preachings of Lord Buddha reinforce India’s commitment to serving humanity,” he stated.
The PM appealed to the public not to surrender and proceed to face the problem unitedly to defeat the pandemic.
He cited the examples of the frontline Covid-19 staff and referred to as for honouring their resilience.
“During this difficult time, there’re several people around us who are working non-stop to help others and by sacrificing their own comforts. Such people deserve our honour and appreciation,” he added.