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From ‘corona task force’ to tractor-operated spray pumps, Haryana villages step up vigil


Written by Sukhbir Siwach
| Haryana |

Published: March 25, 2020 9:39:36 pm





In many villages, the villagers have already resolved not to play playing cards and never to use hookah in teams. (Gurmeet Singh/Representational)
With the specter of coronavirus looming massive, the villagers have began taking place to forestall the lethal illness in rural Haryana. Not solely the ‘corona task force’ is being fashioned by the youths to guarantee full lockdown of the realm, the villagers are even utilizing their tractor-operated spray pumps to sanitise the villages to forestall the lethal illness.

In Pabra village of Hisar district, youths have fashioned ‘corona task force’ to guard all entry factors of the village. As many as 50 members of the task pressure have put in nakas at seven entry factors to implement the lock-down. “We should not permitting anyone to transfer out from the village, if there is no such thing as a emergency. The outsiders are additionally not being allowed to enter the village.

If village residents return to the village, they’re requested to wash their palms correctly. We have organized santiser and soaps for them on the entry factors of the village,” mentioned Kuldeep Kundu, a member of the task pressure.

A workforce of volunteers below the banner of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Yadgar Samiti sanitised whole village Dandoor with the assistance of a tractor operated spray pump on Tuesday. The volunteers not solely distribute masks to the villagers but additionally made announcement by way of a loudspeaker to keep inside houses as a part of the lock-down. “The exercise did not invite much expenditure as the villagers readily gave their tractor and spray pump. We had to invest only Rs 1,000 to buy phenyl, sanitiser and masks which was collected from the volunteers,” says Sandeep Siwach, secretary of the Samiti.

Bhartiya Kisan Union president Gurnam Singh Chaduni says that their organisation members are prepared to supply their tractors operated spray pumps if the administration wants the identical to forestall the illness. “We have already launched a campaign through social media to educate the farmers about the adverse affects of the disease. Our activists are ready to join the administration also in the awareness campaign,” says Chaduni.

Former state Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Om Prakash Dhankar has taken the TikTok route to inspire the villagers to avoid hookah and taking part in playing cards. In separate movies uploaded on the favored app, Dhankar, in Haryanvi dialect, seems asking the villagers to choose social distancing through the use of their very own hookas at their houses. “If you wish to play cards, then download the game on your mobile phones to play the game alone. I have already opted this option by getting the game on my mobile,” says Dhankar, a senior BJP chief and former president of BJP Kisan Morcha.

In many villages, the villagers have already resolved not to play playing cards and never to use hookah in teams. Temple loudspeakers are getting used to make folks conscious the folks in regards to the dangers of the lethal illness.

Independent MLA Balraj Kundu Wednesday despatched one lakh masks to the residents of his Assembly constituency Meham. His supporters will distribute the masks to each village. Half a dozen automobiles had been sanitised earlier than loading the masks. Kundu has additionally introduced a contribution of Rs 50 lakh to deal with the issue of coronavirus. Many different senior politicians have additionally made such bulletins of monetary contribution.

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