New Delhi: Unprecedented, exceptional, bizarre, odd… there are perhaps not enough adjectives to express just how peculiar the current situation is. Twitter isn’t any different. Read about some weird things that happened today.
Did you ever think the day would come when Congress would unequivocally support a step taken by the BJP government? Here, it not only supports the Modi government’s 21-day lockdown but promotes it…
जो 21 दिन घर में रहेगा,
वो 2021 की जनगणना में रहेगा।
— MP Congress (@INCMP) March 26, 2020
Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha puts ideological differences aside for the national good – do we detect an element of wishful thinking here?
Dear PM @narendramodi
This is a great time to create an “ interim national government “.
Invite a core team of political leaders from different parties whose experience and competence can help the government cope with the massive #COVID2019 challenge.
It’s over to you.
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) March 27, 2020
Trust Mamata Banerjee to surprise you. Watch the West Bengal CM take to the streets for social distancing. RJ Sayema and TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’ Brian applaud her move.
No words… pic.twitter.com/zqejgnntvk
— Citizen Derek | নাগরিক ডেরেক (@derekobrienmp) March 26, 2020
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Ace spin-bowler and former cricketer Harbhajan Singh shares a spooky example of art predicting real-life much in advance. Verily-eerily weird!
This is crazy . If you are home , go on Netflix now ……. Type “My Secret Terrius” and go to season -1 and episode 10 and move straight to 53 minutes point ! (P.S. this season was made in 2018 and we are in 2020) . This is shocking 😡😡😡 was it a plan ?? pic.twitter.com/KqTZwA1IO2
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 26, 2020
And it can’t get weirder than this: the current US President writes a tweet that does NOT blame China for Covid-19. This after Donald Trump coined the moniker ‘Chinese virus’ .
Just finished a very good conversation with President Xi of China. Discussed in great detail the CoronaVirus that is ravaging large parts of our Planet. China has been through much & has developed a strong understanding of the Virus. We are working closely together. Much respect!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 27, 2020
A very anxious actor Rishi Kapoor just asked for….
Dear fellow Indians. We must and have to declare EMERGENCY. Look at what’s happening all over the country! If the TV is to believed,people are beating policemen and medical staff! There is no other way to contain the situation. It is only good for all of us. Panic is setting in.
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) March 26, 2020
Here’s a special appearance none of us saw coming. Animals really seem to be loving this lockdown.
— Dón Grieshnak (@DGrieshnak) March 26, 2020
Apart from safeguarding its citizens, Assam Police seems pretty good at parenting lockdown defaulters. Tough job!
Our own version of Ted Talk to teach some #Covidiots the rules. The Tinsukia Edition. 😉
— Assam Police (@assampolice) March 26, 2020
And here is a top prime time news anchor commenting on actor Saif Ali Khan’s son Taimur’s life and er, bowel movements.
Ok, now to normal conversation.
Boxer Vijender Singh sends a strong reminder that the virus doesn’t discriminate on the basis of religion or race.
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) March 27, 2020
How to cope with chronic boredom but be proactive during a lockdown? Author Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan has a tip.
Jhadu poncha cardio leg day.
— Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan (@reddymadhavan) March 27, 2020
Milind Soman is carrying quite a load – spouses, please take note.
To all those who said they had no time, you do now! Caution : dont try lifting your wife as your first exercise 😋 pic.twitter.com/0pcvIv01T9
— Milind Usha Soman (@milindrunning) March 26, 2020
Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi reminisces about her Doordarshan days as Ramayan is all set to make a comeback tomorrow.
Personally for me when I was in school, Udaan on DD was my favourite, it just made me believe that there is no stopping a woman if she is determined to change her destiny as well as break the societal barriers. https://t.co/6Nb4yGbV3B
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) March 27, 2020
If this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that no one is immune. Here’s UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson telling the world he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
And as writer Ankur Bhardwaj points out, it might not be a mystery how Johnson got infected in the first place….
"I continue to shake hands" https://t.co/k8hN5FONTO
— Ankur Bhardwaj (@Bhayankur) March 27, 2020
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