Watch | Mechanic invents ‘social distancing’ motorbike


This is a ‘social distancing motorbike’  It was constructed by Partha Saha, a mechanic from Agartala, Tripura.

It is an try to extend the significance of physical distancing on the time of COVID-19.

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The motorbike has a one-metre distance between the rider and passenger. Saha purchased an previous bike from a scrap seller and eliminated the engine. He lower the machine into two elements, and affixed a rod to attach the wheels.

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The motorbike runs on battery energy. It has a high pace of 40 kmph. It takes about three hours to cost the battery. The bike can then journey upto 80 km. The price of charging the battery every time is Rs. 10.

Saha plans to make use of this motorbike to take his daughter to high school. He feels that the present scenario may persist and didn’t need her to take the varsity bus. Tripura’s chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has additionally praised Saha for this invention.

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