New Delhi, Jul 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the role of doctors in their "spirited" fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they are saving lives by putting themselves in danger.

"India salutes our doctors -- exceptional care givers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19," he wrote on Twitter to mark Doctors' Day.

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In a short video of his recent speech, he said while mother's give birth, doctors ensure our rebirth.

They are saving lives by putting themselves in danger, he said.

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Dr BC Roy's birth anniversary is celebrated as Doctors' Day.

July 1 is also observed as Charted Accountants Day.

In his message, the prime minister said our industrious CA community has a major role to play in ensuring a healthy and transparent economy.

"Their services to the nation are deeply valued. Greetings on Chartered Accountants Day."

In a short video clip, he said the responsibility on the society's economic health lies with CAs.

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