New Delhi: At a time when people around the country are battling to keep up with the lockdown due to coronvirus, a policeman in Uttar Pradesh came to the rescue of a resident who was experiencing low sugar, and got a box of sweets. Also Read - How Novel Coronavirus Affects Your Nervous System?
The 83-year-old resident from Lucknow, RC Keshwari, stays alone as his son and daughter-in-law live in the United States. He asked for help from the cop outside his society and without wasting a minute, the police personnel got a box of sweets for the aged man. Also Read - Virus May be an Invisible Enemy, But Our COVID-19 Warriors Are Invincible: PM Modi
The government has ensured that grocery shops and medical stores remain open during the period of lockdown as people need to stock up on their essential needs. However, it is still difficult for elderly people to get to the shops themselves.
This is at the same time when hundreds of workers who were trying to get back to their homes in Uttar Pradesh were sprayed with chemical disinfectants by a some men (in protective gear) at the Bareilly bus stand.
The workers including women and children, who had walked down from Noida and Delhi, were seen squatting on the road in a video that went viral as officials spray chemicals on them.
The Yogi Adityanath government in UP has, however, constituted a committee to ensure that the daily wage workers are compensated for their loss due to the viral disease.