Celebrated since 1965, International Nurse Day is observed around the world on 12 May every year, to thank the contributions that nurses make to society. The day is celebrated as an anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The theme of the year 2020 is – Nurses: A Voice to Lead–Nursing the World to Health.
On this day, many celebs, politicians, cricketers took the opportunity to thank and show gratitude to the nurses around the world, who are fighting the deadly corona virus disease and nursing the world to better health.
PM Modi wrote,’International Day of the Nurse is a special day to express gratitude to the phenomenal nurses working round the clock to keep our planet healthy. Presently, they are doing great work towards defeating COVID-19. We are extremely grateful to the nurses and their families.’
‘प्रिय नर्सो – आपका साहस, निस्वार्थ सेवा और दृढ़ निश्चय, प्रेरणादायक है। आपके योगदानो और बलिदान के जज्बे को, दिल से सलाम। इंटरनैशनल नर्स डे पर आप सभी का दिल से अभिनंदन।
Big RESPECT, for the sincerity towards your service.
Big SALUTE, for your selfless toil in these challenging times.
Big THANK YOU, for the sacrifices you make for our safety.
You are, our Angels in disguise’ captioned Shraddha Kapoor.
Abhisekh Bachchan captioned, ‘Respect and gratitude! Thank you heroes.’
Sanjay Dutt’s post thanked nurses and also acknowledged the fact on how the healthcare workers are risking their lives to save our’s.
Virat Kohli took to twitter to say thanks, ‘Thank you for your selfless service, dedication, compassion and kindness during such challenging times and otherwise.Let us all join together to celebrate International Women’s Day.’ he wrote.
kajol said aptly, ‘Behind that mask is a hero, who is saving the world in silence. Thank you to all heroes, thank you to the nurses.’