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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…

Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha puts ideological differences aside for the national good – do we detect an element of wishful thinking here?

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.

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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!

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’ .

 

A very anxious actor Rishi Kapoor just asked for…. 

Here’s a special appearance none of us saw coming. Animals really seem to be loving this lockdown. 

Apart from safeguarding its citizens, Assam Police seems pretty good at parenting lockdown defaulters. Tough job!

And here is a top prime time news anchor commenting on actor Saif Ali Khan’s son Taimur’s life and er, bowel movements.

https://twitter.com/TheDeshBhakt/status/1243453057129562112?s=20  

 

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.

 

How to cope with chronic boredom but be proactive during a lockdown? Author Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan has a tip.

Milind Soman is carrying quite a load – spouses, please take note.

 

 Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi reminisces about her Doordarshan days as Ramayan is all set to make a comeback tomorrow.

 

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.

 

And as writer Ankur Bhardwaj points out, it might not be a mystery how Johnson got infected in the first place….

 

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