Corona sweets, cars, helmets, and generous 4-year-olds — and other stories of how Indians are trying to keep spirits high

  • A 4-year old from Andhra gives his piggy bank money to CM Relief Fund.
  • In Patna, a thank you message for Bihar Police appeared on the streets
  • In Hyderabad, a single-seater corona-shaped car is raising awareness
  • In Kolkata, a sweet shop creates ‘Corona Sandesh’
  • In Chennai, police officials wear Corona-shaped helmets
The deadly coronavirus has brought life to a standstill. India’s busiest roads wear deserted looks during the rush hour because of the lockdown. But staying home is not all that Indians are doing. Some are coming up with various ways to cheer others.

A 4-year old from Andhra gives his piggy bank money to CM Relief Fund

A four-year boy Hemanth, from Vijayawada, donated all his savings worth ₹971 from his piggy bank to CM’s relief fund. Hemanth was saving to buy a bicycle but he decided that fighting COVID-19 is the need of the hour.

In Patna, a thank you message for Bihar Police appeared on the streets

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A message thanking the Bihar police for its services during the COVID-19 pandemic came up at a Patna street during the lockdown.

In Hyderabad, a single-seater corona-shaped car is raising awareness

A corona-themed car with a special message caught everyone’s attention in Hyderabad. The single-seater car, with a 100cc engine, has six wheels, and a fiber body.

K Sudhakar, known for making whacky cars in unimaginable shapes and forms, came up with the idea to spread awareness. He plans to donate the car to Hyderabad police.

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In Kolkata, a sweet shop creates ‘Corona Sandesh’

A renowned chain of sweet maker in Kolkata came up with a 'Sandesh' shaped in the form of novel Coronavirus with a red-colored spherical body covered with spikes.

'Sandesh' is a popular sweetmeat of Bengal. The sweet shop also decided to offer one Corona Sandesh for free to each customer visiting the shop.

In Chennai, police officials wear were wearing a Corona-shaped helmets

A police officer in Chennai was seen wearing a coronavirus shaped helmet to prevent people from coming out of their homes. According to the police officer, it will help them understand the seriousness of the outbreak.
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“When I wear this, the thought of coronavirus comes into the minds of the commuters,” he told ANI.
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