In Pics: Armed Forces Salute India's Coronavirus Warriors

Coronavirus: A mega effort by the armed forces to felicitate healthcare workers and other corona warriors is underway across the country, complete with flypasts by fighter jets over state capitals, aerial flower shower, and performances by military bands outside hospitals.

In Pics: Armed Forces Salute India's Coronavirus Warriors

Coronavirus: Armed Forces pay tribute to COVID-19 warriors

New Delhi:

A mega effort by the armed forces to felicitate healthcare workers and other corona warriors is underway across the country, complete with flypasts by fighter jets over state capitals, aerial flower shower, and performances by military bands outside hospitals. It was part of the nation-wide thanksgiving effort by the armed forces to honour doctors, paramedics, sanitation staff and other front-line workers battling coronavirus. The COVID-19 ''warriors'' were seen taking videos and photos from their mobile phones while some others clapped.

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The thanksgiving gesture started with the laying of wreaths by the three service chiefs at the police memorial in Delhi this morning to honour police personnel deployed for enforcement of the nationwide lockdown

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Indian Air Force's flypast over Srinagar's Dal Lake and Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, in a show of support to medical professionals and others involved in fighting the coronavirus pandemic

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Indian Army band performed outside Government Hospital in Panchkula to express gratitude towards medical professionals fighting COVID-19

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Indian Air Force aircraft flypast over Rajpath in Delhi to express gratitude and solidarity towards healthcare professionals and all frontline workers in fighting coronavirus pandemic

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Chopper showers flowers over National Police Memorial in a show of support to coronavirus warriors