President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the country in praising the courage and patience of the workers evacuated from the tunnel in Uttarakhand after 17-long days and their families. The President, Vice President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded the bravery and determination of the rescue personnel.
In a social media post, the President said that the hardship suffered by workers has been a testament of human endurance. She added that the nation salutes their resilience and remains grateful to them for building critical infrastructure, even at great personal risk, far away from their homes. She also applauded the rescue team and experts for their incredible grit and determination to perform one of the most difficult rescue missions in history.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar in his message said, the 17-day ordeal suffered by workers showcased human endurance, unmatched resilience and indomitable faith in the nation’s commitment to stand by them. He congratulated the dedicated teams and experts for executing this challenging rescue mission with grit and determination.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the success has made everyone emotional and praised the workers for their courage and patience. In a social media post, Mr Modi said that it as a matter of great satisfaction that after a long wait they will now meet their loved ones. The Prime Minister also lauded the spirit of all the people associated with this rescue operation. Mr. Modi said that everyone involved in this mission has set an amazing example of humanity and teamwork. He also congratulated the workers and the agencies for their tireless work and said that it will inspire everyone.
Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said that the rescue operation was one of the trickiest and difficult ones. In a social media post, the Minister thanked the Prime Minister and Pushkar Singh Dhami for their constant support and supervision.