The gesture of thanks started with laying of flowers by the three service chiefs at the police memorial in Delhi
In Delhi, Sukhoi-30 MKIs, MiG-29s and Jaguars conducted a flypast over Rajpath, orbited over Delhi and showered petals over the India Gate and Red Fort
The fighter jets from the Western Air Command also dropped petals at hospitals across Delhi,
including Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital.
A similar exercise was conducted over Srinagar's Dal Lake, Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake and Lucknow.
In Mumbai, fighter jets conducted a flypast over the Marine Drive and dropped petals over the King Edward Memorial Hospital and Kasturba Gandhi Hospital
"Our Armed Forces have always kept the nation safe. Our Forces are, in a unique way, saying a big thank you to our frontline COVID-19 warriors," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted