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Modi reassures People of Nepal, recalls Yemen Efforts

6 Aftershocks jolt Nepal after Massive EarthquakeIndia is with the “sisters and brothers” of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address ‘Mann ki Baat’ on Sunday.

“We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and give every support,” Modi said. Modi said the earthquake that hit Nepal and also affected many parts of India has “shaken the whole world”. He said India is assisting with relief and rescue operations in every way it can.

The entire world witnessed India’s spirit of “Seva Parmo Dharma” during rescue operations in Yemen when we saved the lives of hundreds of people stranded there, he said in his Mann Ki Baat radio address here on Sunday.

“India earned accolades from across various countries when we rescued people of nearly 48 countries in Yemen,” Modi said. “This shows our spirit of serving people, irrespective of caste, creed and religion,” he added.

Talking about the role played by India in the rescue operations in Yemen, Modi said: “We realised the power of humanity when our forces saved a week-old infant in Yemen. It was the most pleasurable moment of my life.”

The Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and the ministry of external affairs played a commendable role in rescuing people from Yemen, he said. (IANS)