Ahead of the upcoming festive season, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to strictly abide by the Covid protocols and ensure that no one is deprived of the vaccination's "circle of safety".
During his monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi said that as the festival season is approaching, the whole country will take part in celebrating 'Maryada Purshottam', Shri Ram's victory over evil, while keeping all the Covid protocols in mind in a bid to continue the ongoing fight against the pandemic.
"Team India is creating several records daily on this front. Several records have been created in the vaccination drive which are being discussed globally," Modi said.
"We not only have to get the vaccine administered when it's our turn, but we also have to ensure that no one is left out of this circle of safety," he said.
Even after getting vaccinated, the necessary protocol has to be followed, Modi said, adding that he hopes once again Team India will keep the flag flying high in this fight against the Covid pandemic.
Marking the occassion of World Rivers Day, PM Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat' address also called for collective efforts to keep our rivers pollution-free.
"As we celebrate World River Day today, I urge the people across the country to mark a 'river festival' at least once a year", said PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'
He also called for making record business of Khadi products on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on October 2.
(With PTI Inputs)