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New Delhi: President launches Pulse Polio Programme for 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday launched the Pulse Polio program by administering polio drops to children below five years at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The Pulse Polio programme will be held across the country on Sunday.

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was also present on the occasion. The president has appealed all the parents to administer the pulse polio drop to their children to keep them safe from the disease.

Polio booths have been set up across all states which will remain open from 9 am to 4 pm. The programme is a part of immunization drive of the Central Government to sustain polio eradication from the country.