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COVID-19: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lauds 98-year-old woman for stitching masks

Gurdev Kaur Dhaliwal, who has a blurry vision in one eye, wakes up early every day and stitches masks from 8 am to 4 pm, without caring about her own health.

Published: 21st April 2020 04:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st April 2020 04:32 PM   |  A+A-

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (Photo | PTI)

By ANI

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed 98-year-old woman of Moga district as "strongest Corona Warrior of Punjab" for making masks for the poor in the battle against COVID-19.

"The strongest Corona Warrior of Punjab is 98-year-old Gurdev Kaur from Moga who with her family is stitching masks for Punjab. Such selfless dedication of Punjabis is proof of how strong we are & that we will overcome any challenge which comes our way," the Punjab Chief Minister wrote on Twitter.

Gurdev Kaur Dhaliwal, who has a blurry vision in one eye, wakes up early every day and stitches masks from 8 am to 4 pm, without caring about her own health.

The Punjab government has made wearing masks mandatory as more than 200 people have been infected with the virus in the state. 

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