Mr Modi likewise paid recognitions for the individuals who passed on of the infection, saying “the aggravation of losing them will remain with us until the end of time”.
He added that the nation battled the infection “with exceptional speed”.
Be that as it may, his administration confronted analysis when India’s second Covid wave attacked numerous towns and urban areas in April and May.
The second wave left large number of individuals tainted and overpowered the country’s delicate medical care framework to the mark of breakdown.
Individuals kicked the bucket heaving for breath as emergency clinics ran out of beds and oxygen – leaving troubled relatives arguing for help via online media. Indeed, even crematoriums in certain urban areas ran out of space.
Day by day case tallies have since fallen strongly from a high of 400,000 at the pinnacle of the emergency to around 30,000 to 40,000. Yet, there is an approaching apprehension of a third wave as a great many Indians are as yet powerless.
In his discourse from Delhi’s noteworthy Red Fort complex on Sunday, Mr Modi additionally lauded India’s inoculation program, saying in excess of 500 million individuals in India had gotten something like one portion.
Nonetheless, just 12% of the populace has been completely inoculated in India, information shows.
The public authority means to inoculate all grown-ups before the current year’s over, yet the drive has been stumbled by sluggish speed, deficiency of dosages and immunization reluctance.
Aside from zeroing in on Covid, Mr Modi talked about India’s memorable presentation at the Tokyo Games, the country’s advancement objectives, the economy and environmental change.