Varanasi: As the cases of coronavirus rise in the country, people are getting creative and adopting unusual ways to ward off the epidemic. Remember the famous dialogue from Bollywood movie ‘Stree’–‘O stree, Kal Aana'( Oh woman, visit tomorrow)? Also Read - Coronavirus in Bengal: Why Several Bureaucrats, Lok Sabha MP Mimi Chakraborty, Are Under Quarantine
Now that popular slogan has been tweaked in Varanasi and the same has been posted on posters which read, “O Corona kal aana (Oh Corona, visit tomorrow)”. Also Read - Coronavirus: Total COVID-19 Infections in India Rise to 169, Latest Case From Chandigarh
The poster has become the talk of the town, evoking people’s interests and people are flocking to click a selfie with it. Also Read - Salman Khan Sketches During His Self-Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Watch Viral Video
Varanasi resident, Punit Mishra who created the unusual poster admitted that he got the idea from the film Stree and said that it was primarily designed to create awareness among people.
“It compels people to give a second thought to the deadly virus and take necessary precautions. It has created a buzz and my purpose has been served,” he added.
Meanwhile, the total cases from the coronavirus pandemic in India has risen to 169, and so far, three people have died across the country. To contain the spread of the virus, the government has taken a number of measures which include encouraging employees to work from home, postponing exams across the country and imposing travel curbs.