Watch: PM Modi gets Bharat Biotech's Covaxin as India widens vaccination drive

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Published on March 1, 2021 - Duration: 01:31s

Watch: PM Modi gets Bharat Biotech's Covaxin as India widens vaccination drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS in New Delhi.

PM Mod also appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated.

Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN to the prime minister, as per sources.

โ€œTook my first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against Covid-19,โ€ PM Modi tweeted after taking the vaccine shot.

โ€œI appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine.

Together, let us make India Covid-19 free!โ€ he said.

The prime minister also posted a picture of himself taking the first dose of the vaccine in which he is seen sporting a Assamese 'gamocha' and getting inoculated with a smile on his face.

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