May Easter give strength to successfully overcome COVID-19: PM

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished people on the occasion of Easter and prayed that the day gives strength to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of Easter. We remember the noble thoughts of Lord Christ, especially his unwavering commitment to empowering the poor and needy. May this Easter give us added strength to successfully overcome COVID-19 and create a healthier planet,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
The Prime Minister’s wishes came when the total number of confirmed cases of the deadly virus in India climbed to 8,356, with 909 fresh cases and 34 new deaths in the last 24 hours as per the Union Health Ministry data.