The world has been reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic for quite sometime now, and it is health workers like nurses and doctors who feel the brunt of it. But even without the present virus, health workers are to be celebrated and appreciated for the work they do everyday. Hence International Nurses Day is observed every May 12 to mark their contribution to society. Also Read - Lifeline of India: Indian Railways Pens Poem to Announce it is Ready to Serve Nation Once Again
Around the world there have been many greetings in the form of pictures and videos applauding the work these brave souls have been doing. Not to be out done, the Mumbai Police too has come out with a commemoration of its own that too Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. style. Taking to its Twitter page, it shared a picture of a nurse in uniform with a huge ‘Thank You Sister’ written below. Also Read - Watch Karnataka's Spiderman Aka Monkey Man Climb Wall of Fort Without Safety Harness
Apart from the Mumbai Police, several Bollywood actors too took to social media to express their gratitude and respect for the nurses, among them, stars like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Diya Mirza, Sanjay Dutt, and Kajol.
About International Nurses Day, it is a day that has been celebrated since 1965 by the International Council of Nurses (ICN). It is also the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.