Ganga Prasad, Governor of Sikkim along with his wife Kamla Devi after receiving COVID-19 vaccination (Photo/ANI)
Ganga Prasad, Governor of Sikkim along with his wife Kamla Devi after receiving COVID-19 vaccination (Photo/ANI)

Sikkim Governor, wife receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

ANI | Updated: Mar 06, 2021 14:29 IST


Gangtok (Sikkim) [India], March 3 (ANI): Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad along with his wife Kamla Devi received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday at STNM Hospital in Gangtok.
Notably, Prasad is 84-year-old and his wife Kamala Devi is 80-year-old.
According to an official release, the Governor appealed to the residents of Sikkim to take the COVID-19 vaccination and follow all health protocols including sanitisation to curb spread of the virus.
He also thanked the Sikkim government, COVID-19 warriors, and health workers, for contributing to the fight against the virus.
The Governor also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministry of Health, researchers and scientists for providing COVID-19 vaccination in such a short period of time. (ANI)

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