India celebrates 100-cr Covid vaccine milestone by illuminating monuments in tricolour .

From the Qutub Minar in Delhi to Golconda Fort in Hyderabad, a total of 100 heritage monuments were illuminated in the colours of the national flag on Thursday to mark India’s 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine milestone .

Seventeen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Tughlaqabad Fort, Purana Qila, Fatehpur Sikri Agra, Ramappa Temple, Hampi, Dholavira (Gujarat), ancient Leh Palace; Currency Building and Metcalf Hall in Kolkata; Khajuraho temples (MP), and Golconda Fort in Hyderabad are among the 100 monuments which will be illuminated in tricolour.

India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against Covid-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on Thursday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the landmark reached in little over nine months’ time since the countrywide vaccination drive was launched on January 16 as a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore.

This will be a tribute to health professionals, frontline workers, scientists, vaccine manufacturers and the citizens of the country who bravely fought the pandemic.

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