Saluting the warriors

Corona warrior sculpture at Bandra

Rotary Club of Bombay Airport’s gift

This is first of its kind memorial in the country, said Nitin Mehta, president Rotary Club of Bombay Airport

MUMBAI, June 29 (The CONNECT) - An 18 x 10 feet sculpture dedicated to Corona warriors has been set up at Bandra, Mumbai.

Rotary Club of Bombay Airport has come up with this project to motivate people to battle Coronavirus with this project and to laud, the selfless, tireless fight put up by those at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic.

“This is first of its Kind memorial in the country built in the honor of frontline worker, who sacrificed their lives while fighting the deadly Coronavirus,” said Nitin Mehta, president of Rotary Club of Bombay Airport.

He praised the efforts of all corona-warrior like Doctors, Nurses, Safai Karmachari, Policemen, Media, and Engineers who kept alive the spirits of citizens at the cost of their own lives and families.

BJP leader Ashish Shelar, MLA, said, “The medical army, policemen, and other essential workers are doing a commendable job. A big salute to all the people involved in the battle against Covid-19. We are taking all the necessary steps to help people overcome the Covid crisis.”  

In his tweet, Shelar said: During pandemic our frontline workers, doctors, police, medical staff members and all who have put their priorities towards serving for the society and nation! @pr_rcba built #COVID Warrior Memorial and it was inaugurated today! It’s a very innovative way to remember our heroes!

He thanked the Rotary Club of Bombay Airport for coming up with a novel idea and urged the people to adhere to the Covid protocol of masking, social distancing, hand sanitizing, and get vaccinated to lead a healthy life.

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