Covid-19 vaccination drive 2.0: PM Modi takes Covaxin shot, what does it mean? | Oneindia News

Video Credit: Oneindia
Published on March 1, 2021 - Duration: 04:14s

Covid-19 vaccination drive 2.0: PM Modi takes Covaxin shot, what does it mean? | Oneindia News

India's second phase of the vaccination drive began today, opening registerations for people above 60 years and those aged 45 in the second phase of the inoculation drive.

In the second phase, Prime Minister was among the first to take the vaccination.

Till now questions had been raised that why has the Prime Minister not taken the vaccine.

Not just that he even opted out for the Bharat Biotech's covaxin that led to a barrage of criticism from the opposition for the trials for the vaccine still had not been completed.

Ever since the vaccination drive began in the couuntry, the Vaccine politics has been raging in the country.

A lot of questions have been raised by the opposition leaders.

Even today after PM Modi took the vaccine, he encouraged everyone who is eligible to come forward and take the jab.

But the opposition has not spared him.

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury drew a link to the Assam, Kerala and Puducherry elections to the PM’s gesture.

Chowdhury said that had PM Modi carried Rishi Aurobindo’s photo and Geetanjali with him, all five poll-bound states would have been covered.

Well after he Prime Minister wore a gamosa from Assam, while nurses from Kerala and Puducherry administered the Covaxin shot, many couldn't overlook the connection to the elections.

Watch this episode of News Audit.

#Covid-19 #Covaxin #PMModiTakesShot

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Narendra Modi

14th and current Prime Minister of India
At Katwa in East Burdwan, Mamata said the CID had been asked to track down the person/s responsible for intercepting her phone conversations, adding that even PM..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 14 hours ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 18 hours ago


Vaccine against COVID-19
The PM’s directive came at a review meeting on the Covid situation on Saturday a day after he had overseen an assessment of oxygen supplies and production and..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 15 hours ago

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said financial support is being provided to four manufacturers to expand Covaxin vaccine production.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

The Union government on Friday said it will amp up the production of the indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine to 100 million doses per month by September. As..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Bharat Biotech

Indian biotechnology company and vaccine manufacturer
Indications are that India’s vaccine production is expected to be limited for a few more weeks though a step-up is expected as Serum Institute of India and..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago


Pathogen-derived preparation that provides acquired immunity to an infectious disease

Related videos from verified sources

Rahul Gandhi suspends all rallies in West Bengal amid surge in Covid-19 cases | Oneindia News 02:38
Video credit: Oneindia - Published 3 hours ago 

COVID-19: India reports spike of over 2.6 lakh cases 01:43
Video credit: ANI - Published 7 hours ago 

Mumbai complete lockdown? Mayor appeals amid alarming rise | Oneindia News 01:42
Video credit: Oneindia - Published 1 day ago 

You might like