India, March 1 -- Wearing the traditional Assamese gamosa and a white kurta, a smiling Prime Minister Narendra sat down to be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at New Delhi's the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday morning. As health worker P Niveda, who hails from Puducherry, administered the first dose of the vaccine to PM Modi, a second nurse from Kerala was seen standing behind them in a photograph tweeted by him. PM Modi, who has hailed the India-made vaccines, was given the shot developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech.

The 70-year-old Prime Minister has worn the traditional gamosa throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and has been seen using it also as a face mask to create mask awareness wh...