R Ashwin was amongst a number of celebrities who had shared this transferring story on social media.© AFP
The plight of an aged couple, who run a small roadside kiosk in Delhi named ‘Baba ka Dhaba’, had change into the discuss of the city after a video of an aged man wiping his tears had gone viral on social media. Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was amongst a number of celebrities who had shared this transferring story, which led to an enormous marketing campaign to assist them out. Next day, individuals began queuing exterior the kiosk in giant numbers, bringing smiles to the couple’s faces. Their story was additionally highlighted on NDTV and tagging one such information story in his tweet, Delhi Capitals off-spinner Ashwin wrote about how social media could possibly be used successfully to “achieve good things”. He additional acknowledged that social media can be utilized for each — good or unhealthy — however how one desires to make use of the platform is all the time his/her alternative.
“This one here shows how effectively we can achieve good things through such forums. Social media can be used for good or bad and let’s just say that the choice is always “OUR’S”,” Ashwin tweeted.
This one right here reveals how successfully we are able to obtain good issues by means of such boards.
Social media can be utilized for good or unhealthy and let’s simply say that the selection is all the time “OUR’S”. https://t.co/P9IWyXJoYP
— Ashwin (@ashwinravi99) October eight, 2020
The aged man Kanta Prasad and his spouse Badami Devi have been delighted with the fixed stream of consumers queuing exterior their kiosk. “We are very happy with the number of customers that are turning up now. We are grateful for the public support,” stated Kanta Prasad.
“During the lockdown months we could not sell anything. We struggled to survive but today we are flooded with customers. We want to give our blessings to all those who helped us,” his spouse added.
Ashwin is at present collaborating within the Indian Premier League (IPL), representing his franchise Delhi Capitals. Having registered 4 wins and a loss from 5 matches, Delhi are sitting comfortably in second spot on the IPL 2020 Points Table, with a sport in hand over table-toppers Mumbai Indians.
Delhi can have the chance to displace the defending champions from the highest in the event that they handle to beat Steve Smith’s Rajasthan Royals on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
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