India has been able to eradicate polio: PM

By Indo Asian News Service | Thursday, August 15, 2013 | 8:20:07 AM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India has been able to eradicate polio which used to cause disability to lakhs of people, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India has been able to eradicate polio which used to cause disability to lakhs of people, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.

"No case of polio has been detected in the country in the last two years. We have been able to eradicate a disease which used to cause disability to lakhs of people," Manmohan Singh said in his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

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