While the entire world is trying to flatten the curve and nations are leaving no stones unturned to contain the spread Covid-19, there still exist people who are refusing to obey the necessary guidelines and precautions passed by the government.
It was on 25.03.2020 that our Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown for a period of 21 days. The lockdown has further been extended vide the recent announcement made on 14.04.2020 for another 19 days until 03.05.2020.
On one hand the government has enforced and implemented several guidelines to be followed by citizens across the country in order promote social distancing, people in various parts of the country are still blatantly violating these rules, risking their own lives as well as other’s.
In one such incident, numerous people in Bimbevadi area of Pune stepped out of their houses today (16.04.2020) for a morning walk inconsiderate of the rules amidst national lockdown.
Now in a bid to teach these violators a lesson, in a first, the Pune Police came up with an unusual idea instead of sending these people home with immediate effect. A video which has gone viral shows the cops stopping these people and making them do sit ups and practice Yoga in the middle of the road.
Pune Police recently released an interesting image by photoshoping Ghajini poster with a mask to spread awareness amongst people.
Policemen around the country have been resorting to several such measures stating it to be measures in order to stop people from violating the government guideline during this period of lockdown.
In Pune, with death toll of 49 and total number of Coronavirus positive cases surged up to 437, while 12,380 cases across the nation, it is high time that people start taking government guidelines and rules regarding social distancing with utmost seriousness and sincerity.