Shashi Tharoor shows how Kerala maintains 'social distance'
The parliamentarian took to Twitter with the image of the Kerala shopkeeper to laud him for his innovation
Maintaining social distance is the way to go to help flatten the curve. At a time when the world is battling the coronavirus outbreak, maintaining a physical distance, especially while stepping out for buying necessary items or visiting a medical facility, is important.
And as it is said, ‘Necessity is the mother of inventions’, a shopkeeper in Kerala has found an innovative method to serve his customers and simultaneously maintain a physical distance from them. The method has earned a lot of praise from many people online, including Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor.
The parliamentarian took to Twitter with the image of the shopkeeper to laud him, with the caption, “How to maintain physical distance between shopkeeper & customer while buying essential supplies -- the Kerala way!” and the hashtag #COVID19India.
Shared on Wednesday, the post has received more than 19,100 likes and was retweeted over 2,800 times. Here’s how the Twitterati reacted to the tweet.
Kerala always ahead compare to other States ð¤ð— Pu Pache Chassad Pa (@PatrickOHaokip) March 25, 2020
Very innovative— Nisha Mahajan (@Ma23398075Nisha) March 25, 2020
Novelty and constructive way .. “Coronavirus “ is teaching us all. “Survival , Safety , Sensibilities “ as people share their experiences. @ShashiTharoor— harmonicka maini (@HarmonickaMaini) March 25, 2020
Necessity is the mother of invention Sir...ð— Jermy Hassan (@HassanJermy) March 25, 2020
Kerala is quite innovative.— à¤®à¥à¤à¤¬à¤à¤à¤° (@s_ac_hi_n) March 25, 2020
Wow social distancing is at peak— Johnathan (@iamjohnathan071) March 25, 2020
How are you maintaining social distance in your everyday lives?
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