Khushboo questioned if people understood the actual meaning of Social distancing after seeing them celebrating on streets during 5 PM on Sunday. As per the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, people across our country clapped for those who are tirelessly helping the nation in this crucial situation. In his statement of Thursday, Modi said millions of people are working day and night in hospitals, airports by not taking care of themselves. He urged citizens to stand on their doorways or balconies on 5 o clock in the evening of 22nd of March to clap hands and to ring bells in a way of encouraging them.
THANK YOU to EACH AND EVERY ONE of you who are selflessly serving and saving us .. our heartfelt gratitude love and respect to all of you and your families. May God keep all of you super safe. @narendramodi #IndiaFightsCorona #JanataCurfew #ThankYouFrontLiners pic.twitter.com/epbSLGUeh3— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) March 22, 2020
Immense number of people followed the words uttered by the Prime minister which is evident in social media platforms. Meanwhile, a set of people completely misunderstood the intention of clapping and started getting excited during 5PM. They started gathering in public and videos of people celebrating the moment like festival also emerged in social media platforms. Check out some of them below :
If you make everything as an event, this is what you get.— Hari Iyengar (@hariiyengaar) March 22, 2020
Social distancing? pic.twitter.com/gzrThLWNIC
How shallow the leader of a country is can be gauged from his inability of predicting the outcome of his announcements/decisions.pic.twitter.com/BGfQBcBMpV— Pratik Sinha (@free_thinker) March 22, 2020
Hi @pilibhitpolice @Dmpilibhit , this photo is from your official tweet . Can you please explain why the police chief and DM totally disregarded safe – distance norms and led this procession at 5 pm during the #JantaCurfew ? …. pic.twitter.com/xyLrnoGNg5— Alok Pandey (@alok_pandey) March 22, 2020
Along with the journalists and other public people, actress Kushboo also questioned through her official twitter account. “Have our fellow citizens even understood the meaning of #Social_Distancing ?? I doubt..” she wrote in her tweet.
Have our fellow citizens even understood the meaning of #Social_Distancing ?? I doubt.. 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯— KhushbuSundar ❤️ (@khushsundar) March 22, 2020
Actress Kajal Agarwal who is known for acting in Tamil films such as Thuppakki and Vivegam replied to the tweet of Kushboo by saying that the 5Pm of Sunday looked like carnival. “I don’t think so. Last evening, 5pm was like some carnival. People reunited on their terraces and partied. Redundant. Don’t you think?!” she wrote in her reply tweet.
I don’t think so. Last evening, 5pm was like some carnival. People reunited on their terraces and partied. Redundant. Don’t you think?!— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) March 23, 2020
Many cinema celebrities also joined public to thank those people who are serving for the wellness of the nation. Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bhachchan, Telugu actor Allu Arjun, Tamanna Bhatia, Madhavan and many other cinema celebrities uploaded photos and videos of them thanking those who are working hard.