Like every year, the country is celebrating National Doctors' Day on July 1 to honour the contributions of the doctors. The first National Doctor's day was celebrated in the country in July 1991.
Several political leaders extended greetings on National Doctors' Day and saluted all members of the medical fraternity for rendering selfless service.
On the occasion, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted doctors across India. Sharing a session of Mann Ki Baat, he wrote, "On Doctors Day, my greetings to all doctors. India's strides in the world of medicine are commendable and have contributed to making our planet healthier. Here is what I said during #MannKiBaat a few days ago."
Union Home Minister Amit Shah saluted the heroic efforts of doctors who left no stone unturned to serve humanity irrespective of the odds.
In a tweet, he said, "Being a doctor is a pledge to serve mankind. On National Doctor's Day, we salute the heroic efforts of our courageous doctors who left no stone unturned to serve humanity irrespective of the odds. Time and again, we have witnessed their selfless efforts towards society."
Indians across all states in India took to social media to express their gratitude towards healthcare workers.
Have a look.
With inputs from ANI.