- Humour can be a powerful tool to get your point across, and police across the country have been using various social media platforms to warn people about the consequences of breaking quarantine, in the funniest ways possible.
- From various pop culture references to predicting your horoscope to turning board games into safety reminders, they have done it all.
It's 'Home' time! You cannot 'weasel' your way out of this one. There are too many 'Mad-Eyes' on you. Support… https://t.co/vmjCHBAHa2— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) 1584837001000
Indian police from different metro cities are using trendy ways to remind people not to go out amidst the lockdown that has been imposed in order to curb the spread of the deadly
While the sentiment around Coronavirus on social media is mostly negative, that’s not the case with our police. They took to Twitter to resonate with today’s youth and urge them to be sensible, alert and safe in the wittiest ways possible. From various pop culture references to turning board games into quirky posts, they have used it all, just to make sure that people understand the gravity of the situation.
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For once (and only once), the stars may definitely favour you if you follow these predictions! #HomeIsTheStar… https://t.co/S4fOhFRdYL— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) 1585046682000
Upping its game, Mumbai Police borrowed a famous pop culture reference from Friends where Phoebe Buffay tries to teach French to Joey Tribbiani, who utterly fails to follow. It lists down the preventive measures that people should follow until April 14. These included not stepping out, washing hands frequently, not touching the face, and practising social distancing.
Joey may not get French, but he understands the rules of quarantine perfectly. #BeFriendsWithHealth… https://t.co/6UaGddgKCm— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) 1585195902000
However, this time, all metro police have taken an oath to entertain and remind citizens about their safety. Here is how they did it:
Because 144 is directly proportional to 143! #OnGuardAgainstCorona #StayHomeSaveLives #StayHomeStaySafe… https://t.co/8O5sYproGX— PUNE POLICE (@PuneCityPolice) 1585203681000
#Covid19Out Don't criss-cross ❌ Be sensible, alert & safe. #StayHomeStaySafe #Lockdown21 #21daylockdown… https://t.co/nRMwZI8swr— DCP South Delhi (@DCPSouthDelhi) 1585194736000
Essential Goods shall continue to be available. Don't indulge in Panic Buying please. #NagpurPolice https://t.co/k64g3fz8pP— Nagpur City Police (@NagpurPolice) 1585141832000
V _ R _ S "I" and "U" can break the chain. Stay at Home. #NagpurPolice— Nagpur City Police (@NagpurPolice) 1585120884000
How’s it going, guys? Share your self-isolation stories with us. Excuse our spidey antics, we’re all ears.… https://t.co/T74iQ7ysE2— BengaluruCityPolice (@BlrCityPolice) 1585212915000
Happy Ugadi, everyone. The spirit of Ugadi is love and sharing with our loved ones, but if that means keeping a lit… https://t.co/kzy6b8msWh— BengaluruCityPolice (@BlrCityPolice) 1585130475000
Pro tip: Live long and prosper, embrace the Vulcan ways. #ArrestCorona https://t.co/ClTC1plN3W— BengaluruCityPolice (@BlrCityPolice) 1585029169000