Guwahati: With shower flower petals, flypast armed forces express gratitude to COVID-19 warriors.

Guwahati, May 3: Flower petals shower by Armed Forces for COVID-19 warriors. The Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters on Sunday conducted a flypast in Guwahati to express gratitude towards the effort of the doctors, nurses, and all other frontline warriors in the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A Mi-17 helicopter conducted a flypast starting from Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati and showered flower petals on the COVID-19 warriors at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) and Mahendra Mohan Choudhury hospital in Guwahati as a mark of aerial salute to the COVID-19 warriors.

This is part of a nationwide campaign by the armed forces to support and express gratitude towards the effort of the frontline warriors battling against COVID-19.

Guwahati based Defence PRO Lt Colonel P Khong said that today the armed forces have conducted a nationwide campaign to support the COVID-19 warriors and giving armed salute to them who are helping us to fight against COVID-19.

“We salute them, we expressed gratitude towards their effort by showering flower petals. A Mi-17 helicopter conducted the flypast in Guwahati,” the Defence PRO said.

On the other hand, the armed forces had also conducted a band display at Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

Similarly, the IAF helicopter had also conducted a flypast and showered flower petals on the COVID-19 warriors at Shillong civil hospital.