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An Indian Air Force helicopter showers flower petals on the staff of INS Ashwini hospital in Mumbai, Sunday, May 3, 2020.

Armed forces honour frontline workers

Host of activities including fly-pasts, showering petals carried out across different location in the nation

By Agencies
  • Published 3.05.20, 1:30 PM
  • Updated 3.05.20, 3:12 PM
  • a min read
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Defence forces on Sunday expressed their gratitude to frontline workers, including doctors, nurses and police personnel, for their efforts in the nation's fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The armed forces conducted fly-pasts and showered petals in the honour of the frontline workers across various location in the country.

India on Friday entered the third phase of the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 that has till now claimed more than 1,300 lives. At least 39,980 people have been infected with the virus.

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Three C-130 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force fly over the Raisina Hill to express gratitude towards all frontline workers, including medical professionals, police and sanitation workers for their contribution in fight against Covid-19, in New Delhi, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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An Army helicopter showers flower petals on medics to express gratitude for their services in the fight against Covid-19 at Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Calcutta, Sunday, May 03, 2020.
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An Indian Air Force helicopter showers flower petals on the staff of INS Ashwini hospital in Mumbai, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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An Indian Air Force helicopter showers flower petals at the National Police Memorial in New Delhi, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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Three C-130 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force fly over the Rajpath to express gratitude towards all frontline workers including medical professionals, police and sanitation workers for their contribution in fight against Covid-19, in New Delhi, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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A medic shows flowers showered by an Indian Army helicopter on medical professional at Gauhati Medical College and Hospitals (GMCH) to express gratitude towards them in fighting Covid-19, in Guwahati, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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An Indian Air Force chopper showers flowers on medical professional at Kalinga Institute of Medical Science to express gratitude towards them in fighting Covid-19, in Bhubaneswar, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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Indian armed forces personnel salute as an Indian Air Force helicopter showers flower petals at the National Police Memorial in New Delhi, India, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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An Indian Air Force (IAF) band performs in front of medics to applaud them for their services, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru, Sunday, May 03, 2020
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An Army bank welcomes people who recovered from Covid-19 while they are discharged from the Chirayu Hospital in Bhopal, Sunday, May 3, 2020.