File image of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (left) with PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind | Photo: PTI
File image of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (left) with PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind | Photo: PTI
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New Delhi: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday, thanking him for easing restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bolsonaro compared India’s move to the legend of Hanuman bringing Sanjeevani booti for Lakshman in the epic Ramayana.

“Just as Lord Hanuman brought the holy medicine from the Himalayas to save the life of Lord Rama’s brother Laksmana (sic), and Jesus healed those who were sick and restored the sight of Bartimeu, India and Brazil will overcome this global crisis by joining forces and sharing blessings for the sake of all peoples,” Bolsonaro’s letter stated.

According to reports, Bolsonaro in his letter also emphasised that HCQ was required not just to fight coronavirus but for other diseases too.

More than 14,000 people have been infected with Covid-19 in Brazil, and around 700 have died so far.

Prime Minister Modi also took to Twitter Wednesday to wish people on Hanuman Jayanti amid the lockdown, saying the life of ‘pawanputra‘ (son of the wind) will give people strength to overcome every crisis.

India is the largest manufacturer of HCQ, an anti-malarial drug that is also considered one of the possible cures for the novel coronavirus. The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 1.4 million people and resulted in the death of over 83,000 across the world.

India had earlier banned the export of HCQ, and only allowed it after US President Donald Trump requested an urgent supply. Trump had said that he didn’t like Modi’s decision to ban the export of the drug.


Also read: Over 29 million hydroxychloroquine doses to fight Covid-19 bought from India, says Trump


PM Modi’s conversation with Bolsonaro

On 4 April, Modi had a telephonic conversation with Bolsonaro to discuss the Covid-19 outbreak. The PM also gave his condolences to the coronavirus victims in Brazil.

During the conversation, both Modi and Bolsanaro had stressed on close cooperation between India and Brazil to mitigate the damages done by the pandemic.

According to a government statement, Modi had “assured all possible support” to the Brazilian President. The two leaders also agreed that their officials would remain in regular touch to discuss the Covid-19 situation and the challenges emerging from it.

Bolsonaro was the chief guest at the 70th Republic Day celebrations this year.


Also read: Why India’s Republic Day chief guest, Jair Bolsonaro, is called ‘Trump of the Tropics’


 

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  1. AS PER RAMAYANA — THE HANOOMAN THE APE WAS GIVEN 16 SEX SLAVES BY BHARAT !

    Book VI : Yuddha Kanda – Book Of War
    Chapter [Sarga] 125

    43-45

    “O the gentle one! Are you a divine being or a human being, who have come here out of compassion? To you, who have given this agreeable news to me, I shall give in return, for the pleasant tidings, a hundred thousand cows, a hundred best villages, and for wives, sixteen golden complexioned virgin girls of a good conduct, decked with ear-rings, having beautiful noses and thighs, adorned with all kinds of jewels, with charming countenances as delightful as the moon and born in a noble family.”

    Y DID BHARAT GIVE 16 SEX SLAVES TO THE APE ? dindooohindoo

    THE PAWAN PUTTAR BRAHMA CHARI !

  2. WAS HANOOOMAN THE BANDAR RAMA’S GAY PARTNER IN JUNGLES WHILE SWINGING ON TREES !

    HOW ELSE WOULD BANDAR HANOOMAN KNOW THAT RAMA HAD A SMALL LITTLE PENIS ?

    THIS IS HANOOMAN DESCRIBING THE MALE ANATOMY OF GUESS WHO – RAMA – AND TO WHOM IS HE RELAYING IT ? SEETA MAIYA ! dindoohindoo

    Book V : Sundara Kanda – Book Of Beauty
    Chapter [Sarga] 35

    18.”He has three folds in the skin of his neck and belly. He is depressed at three places (viz. the middle of his soles, the lines on his soles and the nipples). He is undersized at four places (viz. the neck, membran virile, the back and the shanks). He is endowed with three spirals in the hair of his head.

    COGITO !

  3. This is the time to decide whether or not human being needs weapons to live on planet earth. Corona virus is manufactured by humans to hurt the human beings in general. Please vote and decide by all humans in shape why do we need a killer virus? Discard it so that our next generation can live happily in our planet earth. Let us be with our MOTHER NATURE for ever. Let us practice one religion and one God. Human Religion and the power of galaxy. All living beings are particles of God and we all are living in Heaven. JAI ALL.

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