Morale boosting messages poured in from various quarters for ISRO as several leaders asked the space agency not to get disheartened after Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander lost contact with ground stations minutes before its planned touchdown on the lunar surface. The President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the entire team of ISRO scientists for showing exemplary commitment and courage. In a tweet he said, the country is proud of ISRO.
The President further said, we all hope for the best. Home Minister Amit Shah has said India stands with its hard-working scientists at ISRO. In a tweet, Mr Shah said, ISRO’s achievement with getting Chandrayaan-2 so far has made every Indian proud. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the whole country is standing with the team ISRO.
In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, scientists have achieved amazing achievements in the past and will achieve many more in the future. In a tweet, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said it has laid the foundation for many more path breaking and ambitious space missions. He said, the passion and dedication of scientists are an inspiration to every Indian and their work is not in vain.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, people are immensely proud of Indian scientists. They have been a source of perennial inspiration with their vision, commitment & tenacity. Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati also consoled scientists.
In a tweet message, she said that Indian scientists, specially ISRO’s achievement is a matter of pride and it should be lauded. She asked the scientist not to be desperate and sad because it is needed to progress and go ahead.