After 41 workers emerged from the tunnel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to them on the phone. Modi enquired about their 17 days ordeal inside the tunnel. Empathized with the workers, he learnt about their daily routine, meals and more.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to the workers for their courage and perseverance in the face of adversity. He acknowledged their courage and determination to overcome challenges. Modi said that the workers’ courage and patience was inspiring. He thanked all those involved in the rescue operation and saluted them for their efforts.