Knowing the first thought that crossed Prime Minister Modi's mind when Covid engulfed the world would be foolish
Narendra Modi, the prime minister, never saw COVID-19 as an isolated incident. In his first-ever in-depth analysis of the pandemic that broke the world's back, Prime Minister Modi, who is featured in the new History TV18 documentary "The Vial - India's Vaccine Story" about the country's experience with the Covid-19 vaccine, claimed that the severity of the pandemic around the world was becoming apparent as images of overcrowded hospitals and dead bodies came out.
While India was first protected from the virus, the globe is now very tiny, linked, and interdependent. My first impression was that it would be naive to presume that the epidemic will just affect the rest of the globe and never spread to India, according to the prime minister.
The best way to avoid the pandemic is to save yourself, Prime Minister Modi remarked while speaking about the difficult choice of implementing a statewide lockdown to stop the virus' spread. It says, "Jaan hai toh jahaan hai." I was successful in educating others about this.
The prime minister acknowledged that even though the nation anticipated that economic difficulties and disruptions to supply chains would occur, people nonetheless adhered to the Janta curfew. "It is a miracle for the whole world that a nation the size of India was able to maintain a lockdown for so long. No other nation in the world could lead its people in that route, according to the prime minister.
History The 60-minute documentary on TV18, told by actor Manoj Bajpayee, tells the tale of India's tenacity in the face of an unseen foe and how, under Prime Minister Modi's leadership, the nation developed, produced, and distributed the Covid-19 vaccine in record time.
Its numerous firsts and many untold experiences make "The Vial - India's Vaccine Story," which debuted on History TV18 at 8 p.m. on Friday, a must-watch. Adar Poonawala, CEO of Serum Institute of India, and Dr. Krishna Ella, chairman of Bharat Biotech, among others, are interviewed in addition to information on India's efforts like the CoWIN App and Vaccine Maitri to assist other nations with the vaccine.