This Article is From Apr 21, 2020

Punjab Chief Minister Lauds 98-Year-Old For Stitching COVID-19 Masks

Gurdev Kaur Dhaliwal, 98, who has a blurry vision in one eye, wakes up early every day and stitches masks from 8 am to 4 pm, without caring about her own health.

Punjab Chief Minister Lauds 98-Year-Old For Stitching COVID-19 Masks

Amarinder Singh praised the "selfless dedication" of the lady (File)

Chandigarh:

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed 98-year-old woman as "strongest Corona Warrior of Punjab" for making masks for the poor in the battle against COVID-19.

"The strongest Corona Warrior of Punjab is 98-year-old Gurdev Kaur from Moga who with her family is stitching masks for Punjab. Such selfless dedication of Punjabis is proof of how strong we are & that we will overcome any challenge which comes our way," the Punjab Chief Minister wrote on Twitter.

Gurdev Kaur Dhaliwal, who has a blurry vision in one eye, wakes up early every day and stitches masks from 8 am to 4 pm, without caring about her own health.

The Punjab government has made wearing masks mandatory as more than 200 people have been infected with the virus in the state.