Several doctors and nurses were given a grand welcome by their neighbours after they returned home from work as a mark of respect in Hyderabad.
While the Armed forces saluted coronavirus warriors through various military gestures on May 3, few residents in Hyderabad took the opportunity to also show their love for the doctors and nurse who have been on the frontline amid new coronavirus crisis.
A doctor couple in Hyderabad was showered with flower petals and cheered by their neighbours on Sunday.
Dr Mahaboob Khan, Superintendent of Chest Hospital in Hyderabad, was returning home from work on Sunday when he was given a warm welcome by his neighbours. His wife, Dr Shahena Khan, is working as a dermatologist at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.
The couple has a 22-year-old daughter, Dr Rashika Khan, who is also a doctor and works at a coronavirus-dedicated hospital, and a 19-year-old son, Reham Khan.
After completion of her MBBS, Dr Rashika Khan has started working as a house surgeon at Fever Hospital, a Covid-19 dedicated hospital, in Chennai.
On Sunday, the Khan family was showered with flower petals by their neighbours who hailed the corona warriors for their service to the society and the country while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Raja Rao, who is Superintendent of Gandhi hospital in Chennai, was also welcomed by locals with flower shower when he reached home after work.
B. Sheetal Suhasini, one of the nurses who is relentlessly working at Covid-19 ward of Gandhi hospital in Chennai, was also given a warm welcome by her neighbours when she returned home after work.
The society Suhasini lived in felicitated her with a garland and shawl for her work.Dailyhunt