Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning received the second shot of anti-COVID vaccine at AIIMS in New Delhi. PM Modi took to Twitter to say that he has received the second jab of the vaccine.
He wrote in the tweet, "Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on http://CoWin.gov.in."
The 70-year-old had received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on March 1.
According to news agency ANI, the two nurses, who administered the COVID-19 vaccine to the Prime Minister, are P Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab.
Nisha told ANI that it was a "memorable moment" for her as she got to meet PM Modi and vaccinate him.
"I have given the second dose of Covaxin to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. He spoke to us. It was a memorable moment for me as I got to meet him and vaccinate him," Nisha said, quotes ANI.
P Niveda, who also had administered the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine to PM Modi, said, "Today I got another opportunity to meet him & vaccinate him for the second time. I was elated again. He spoke to us, we even clicked pictures with him."