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Chennai cop wears ‘Coronavirus helmet’ to work to raise awareness about COVID-19

Police Inspector Rajesh Babu speaks to commuters while wearing 'Coronavirus helmet'
Police Inspector Rajesh Babu speaks to commuters while wearing ‘Coronavirus helmet’

With an intention to instill the seriousness of Coronavirus pandemic among citizens, a cop in Chennai has come up with a unique solution. Chennai  Police Inspector Rajesh Babu has started wearing a ‘Coronavirus helmet,’ created by a local artist, while at work.

The helmet is designed similar to the microscopic view of coronavirus, which has spikes on its surface. PI Rajesh Babu, from the southern part of Chennai, wears the helmet as he stops commuters or pedestrians at check points.

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Needless to say, the move takes citizens by surprise and make them more aware about the virus. Rajesh Babu, who wears the helmet has said that the helmet so far has created a positive effect on the public, who despite the lockdown, still come out on streets.

Chennai  Police Inspector Rajesh Babu has started wearing a 'Coronavirus helmet,' created by a local artist, ro raise awareness about COVID-19.
Police Inspector Rajesh Babu speaks to a commuter while wearing ‘Coronavirus helmet’

B Gowtham, the artist behind the helmet, spoke about the reason behind creating the helmet as he said, “The public is not taking COVID-19 outbreak seriously, whereas, the police personnel are working round the clock to ensure that people stay at home so that the spread of this disease can be curbed.

Gowtham added, “I came up with the idea and used a broken helmet and papers to prepare this. I have also prepared many placards displaying slogans and handed them over to police.

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Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur

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Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.

Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.

Also read:RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag at Nagpur headquarters

 

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Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta. 

Also read:India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) along with the Tribal Development Department in Nagpur launched BLOSSOM that was recently inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. 

BLOSSOM is an initiative that has been launched to reach out to the remotest tribal villages in districts of Chandrapur, Gondia and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra and screen the people for non-communicable diseases and plan suitable interventions.

Launched at Hotel Centre Point Hotel on World Tribal Day, the initiative BLOSSOM stands for: Breast cancer, Liver and lifestyle diseases, Osteoporosis, Sickle cell, Sexually transmitted infections, and Malnutrition.

Around 22 teams would screen a population of 10,000 tribal people across remote villages in the coming three months.

Also read:Nagpur’s Futala Lake comes alive with chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai on Independence Day

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