India record 8 million vaccinated on the first day of new vaccine policy

India on Monday recorded over 8 million vaccination (till 8 PM) on the first day of the Centre’s new vaccine policy.
"The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed happiness over today's record breaking vaccination numbers and has praised frontline Corona warriors for their hard work," said in a statement.

"Today’s record-breaking vaccination numbers are gladdening. The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight COVID-19. Congratulations to those who got vaccinated and kudos to all the front-line warriors working hard to ensure so many citizens got the vaccine.
Well done India!" - PM Narendra Modi tweeted.