Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri interacted with media personnel on Thursday, in his statement he confirmed that Republic Day 2022 parade will take place at National Vista Avenue, New Delhi. He said that this will be seen as a symbol of modern India.
"The next R-Day parade will be on Central Vista Avenue. It'll be a symbol of Modern India. Some don't understand its importance, some don't want the country to progress. They were questioning the COVID vaccine too but as all can see, we had a phenomenal rollout", said Union Minister Hardeep S Puri while interacting with the media personnel.
Next R-Day parade will be on Central Vista Avenue. It'll be a symbol of Modern India. Some don't understand its importance, some don't want country to progress. They were questioning COVID vaccine too but as all can see, we had a phenomenal rollout: Union Minister Hardeep S Puri https://t.co/4J2y0lIlP6 pic.twitter.com/q8y5oyCLJ6— ANI (@ANI) February 4, 2021
Earlier, Union Minister had attended the Bhoomi Pujan of the venue. Hardeep Singh also expressed his disregard for the people who had been criticizing this decision. He said that some people were also questioning the Indian made Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, but its rollout has received praise from various nations.
Earlier WHO had also lauded India's contribution towards fighting the spread of coronavirus through its vaccination drive. As of now, India has rolled out 4.5 million vaccines to various countries including Myanmar, Maldives, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, and others.