New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprise visit to Nimmoo in Leh to interact with soldiers, drew quick reactions on Twitter.
The Prime Minister tweeted his speech to the troops.
Speaking in Nimu. India is proud of the courage of our armed forces. https://t.co/juUjqkAp6v
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 3, 2020
BJP’s official handle tweeted updates from his speech.
आपका साहस उस ऊंचाई से भी ऊंचा है, जहां, आप तैनात हैं। आपका निश्चय, उस घाटी से भी सख्त है, जिसको आप रोज अपने कदमों से नापते हैं।
आपकी भुजाएं, उन चट्टानों जैसी मजबूत हैं, जो आपके इर्द-गिर्द हैं। आपकी इच्छा शक्ति आस पास के पर्वतों की तरह अटल हैं: पीएम मोदी
— BJP (@BJP4India) July 3, 2020
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi is impressed by ‘leadership from the front.’
Leading from the front is the hallmark of PM Modi. Every crisis is converted into an opportunity to serve the country. Jai Hind 🇮🇳👍 https://t.co/TG4vQAJp3F
— Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi) July 3, 2020
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There’s some approval from the Opposition too. Here’s Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi.
PM Modi’s visit to Leh is important and sends a good message of solidarity with the troops especially after his comments on June 19th. If he was criticised for that, he must be acknowledged for this.
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) July 3, 2020
However, it seems there’s no pleasing Congress.
Why is Mr Modi scared to visit Galwan & Pangong? Isn't it our territory. Stop fake PR, if you have guts show 56 inch in Galwan & Pangong. Darpok Chowkidar!
— Salman Nizami (@SalmanNizami_) July 3, 2020
Former Lt. General Anil Duhoon sees Modi’s visit as another PR stunt.
— Lt Col Anil Duhoon (Veteran) (@anilduhoon) July 3, 2020
Back in the capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visits the home of Dr Aseem Gupta, who died of coronavirus, while working with patients at the LNJP hospital.
Met with the family of Late Dr Aseem Gupta ji who lost his life to Corona.
We cannot do anything to bring back the "People's Doctor", but it is our duty to support families of those who lay down their lives for us.
An ex gratia of ₹1 crore was given to the family today. pic.twitter.com/YlYCKZ9siy
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 3, 2020
Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi is horrified by the prevailing law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh after eight policemen died in an ambush. Wonder if her reported relocation to Lucknow will help.
बदमाशों को पकड़ने गई पुलिस पर बदमाशों ने अंधाधुंध फायरिंग कर दी जिसमें यूपी पुलिस के सीओ, एसओ सहित 8 जवान शहीद हो गए।
यूपी पुलिस के इन शहीदों के परिजनों के साथ मेरी शोक संवेदनाएं।
यूपी में कानून व्यवस्था बेहद बिगड़ चुकी है, अपराधी बेखौफ हैं। ..1/2https://t.co/GOQ8g7rnLe
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) July 3, 2020
If only scientists and doctors shared the same confidence as BJP’s Amit Malviya on the development of the Covid-19 vaccine by 15 August as ICMR’s letter mandates companies involved in the process.
Covaxin, indigenous vaccine for Covid-19 likely by 15 August. ICMR and Bharat Biotech conducting clinical trials.
Let’s hope for the best.#IndiaFightsCorona
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) July 3, 2020
Here’s a meta joke for you. Sorry not sorry.
What’s my biggest learning from Covid-19 ?
That nothing is in our hands but we still need to wash them. #deep
— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) July 2, 2020
The Border Security Force’s poem on guarding India’s borders will give you goosebumps.
— BSF (@BSF_India) July 3, 2020
Onto a heartfelt letter to TikTok, now banned in India.
Dear Tik Tok,
Although you are Chinese, I had come to like you. Because you seemed to promise the common people, a shot at fame. You didn't operate on Nepotism, came with no Religion, Caste or Gender bias and treated everyone equally.
Come back, with better safety & security.
— Avani Bansal (@bansalavani) July 2, 2020
Just like your physics textbook, this video will leave you feeling confused.
Beautiful display of physics pic.twitter.com/ongyMpLXTf
— Physics & Astronomy Zone (@ZONEPHYSlCS) July 2, 2020
US President Donald Trump seems pretty confident about the Covid situation in the country. Guess he hasn’t heard about the Alabama coronavirus parties yet.
There is a rise in Coronavirus cases because our testing is so massive and so good, far bigger and better than any other country. This is great news, but even better news is that death, and the death rate, is DOWN. Also, younger people, who get better much easier and faster!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 3, 2020
Today, Bollywood lost one of its most dynamic choreographers, Saroj Khan. Here, the film industry’s favourite dancer Madhuri Dixit recalling some good times and Shahrukh Khan with salaams to his first guru in Bollywood.
I'm devastated by the loss of my friend and guru, Saroj Khan. Will always be grateful for her work in helping me reach my full potential in dance. The world has lost an amazingly talented person. I will miss you💔 My sincere condolences to the family. #RIPSarojji
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) July 3, 2020
My first genuine teacher in the film industry. She taught me for hours how to do the ‘dip’ for film dancing. One of the most caring, loving & inspiring persona i have ever met. Will miss you Sarojji. May Allah bless her soul. Thank u for looking after me.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) July 3, 2020
With inputs from Kairvy Grewal
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