'We Will Drive Covid-19 Out': Delhi Kite-Maker's Independence Day Message

Independence Day 2020 picture: Kites spreading consciousness towards Covid-19

New Delhi:

On Independence Day yearly, skies throughout the nation are dotted with kites as individuals fly them to mark the enjoyment of freedom from the British rule. This yr amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a kite-maker in Delhi has give you a novel thought. He has made kites with precautions towards the lethal virus printed on them.

“Like we chased the British out of India and received independence, I wish to give a message to folks that we must always take precautions in order that we will chase Covid-19 out of India,” Mohammad Taqi, informed information company ANI. Mohammad Taqi’s kites are fairly well-liked amongst youngsters in his locality.

The colorful kites have pamphlets with Covid signs to be careful for, significance of utilizing masks and hand sanitizers caught on them. He intends to distribute 5,000 kites with messages forward of  Independence Day on Saturday. 

“Yearly on Independence Day, completely different messages are despatched out by means of kites. I wish to make individuals conscious of precautions to take towards Covid-19,” Mohammad Taqi stated. Not solely spreading consciousness concerning the virus, the kite-maker has one other message: “Do not use Chinese language manjha (thread) for flying kites.”

Chinese language manjhas result in tragedies almost yearly on Independence Day. Although it has been banned, by some means the lethal strings discover its method to the markets. The police hold a vigil yearly nearer to Independence Day, checking retailers for Chinese language manjhas.

The strings usually go unnoticed and result in accidents. Final yr, a four-year-old lady, who was travelling on a motorbike together with her dad and mom, died after her throat was slit by a glass-coated manjha


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