The unprecedented state of affairs brought on by the coronavirus pandemic needs to be considered as a blessing in disguise, Union minister Nitin Gadkari mentioned on Saturday.
Addressing digital ”Jan Samwad” rally of BJP employees from Nagpur in Maharashtra, Mr Gadkari mentioned the problem posed by COVID-19 is nothing in comparison with the challenges confronted and overcame by India earlier than and after Independence.
“It isn’t solely India that’s going through COVID-19 disaster however the entire world is impacted by it, however we must always take into account it as a blessing in disguise,” the Nagpur BJP MP mentioned.
He mentioned folks ought to rise above worry and do not get dissatisfied because of the state of affairs.
“We had confronted and fought again a number of challenges earlier than and after Independence. In comparison with them this (COVID-19) will not be an enormous problem. We must always stay optimistic and never lose confidence. There shouldn’t be any scope for negativity,” he mentioned.
Mr Gadkari exuded confidence that India will overcome the financial challenges and change into tremendous energy.
He mentioned scientists internationally have been making an attempt to develop a vaccine in opposition to coronavirus, and they’re going to succeed quickly.
“We must always struggle COVID-19 by sustaining social distancing, carrying masks and sanitising our arms,” he mentioned. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, state BJP unit president Sadanand Shet Tanavade delivered their on-line speeches from the occasion’s workplace in Panaji.