Haridwar: Uttarakhand police took help of an artist to spread awareness about coronavirus. The artists, dressed as Yamaraj , warned people not to come out of their homes.
The unique initiative was seen in the streets of Haridwar. Uttarakhand recorded over 30 cases of coronavirus so far.
Senthil Avoodai K Raj, Haridwar Police Superintendent said the artist has been with the police creating awareness of coronavirus for the past few days.
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#WATCH Uttarakhand: Police are spreading awareness about #Coronavirus in Haridwar through an artist dressed up as 'Yamraj', who is appealing to the people to stay at home and take necessary precautions. (07.04.2020) pic.twitter.com/141egK6ruh
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“We have been trying our best to implement the lockdown in a proper manner with the help of various measures. And we came out with the idea take help of an artist dressed up as Yamraja, a symbol of death, to spread awareness among the public about the deadly virus,” Said Senthil
“Death is lurking around us in the form of coronavirus. And this dressed up Yamraja helps people to understand the seriousness of this crisis and why they should not venture out and flirt with the deadly virus,” he further said.
The man is dressed up as Yamraj is exploring with the on duty police in the streets of Haridwar and urging the people to stay indoors and not come out of their houses amid lockdown.
“The artist is making people aware by delivering dialogues in Yamraja’s style on public announcement system. He is also getting the attention of the public who are appreciating the effort by the police as it is for people’s safety, this fight could only be won together.” Senthil Further added.
Well, Where is his भैंसा? Religious sensitivity taken in account?