Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday address the nation at 10 am, a tweet from the official handle of the Prime Minister's Office at 7 am confirmed.
PM @narendramodi will address the nation at 10 AM today.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 22, 2021
It is not yet known what issues the prime minister will speak upon.
On Thursday, India had completed administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccines in a record feat.
According to PTI, the prime minister had hailed it as history being scripted and, in an opinion piece on Friday, and described India's COVID-19 vaccination drive as a journey from "anxiety to assurance" that has made the country emerge stronger, and credited its success to people's trust in the vaccines despite "various efforts to create mistrust and panic".
This is a developing story.