Koraput, Oct 10: A policeman posted here is spreading awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic by singing in a local language.
‘ Kete hairan kari dela e corona mohamari’ is the song, sung by the Jepore town police inspector-in-charge (IIC) Baleswar Gidhi. In the song, the policeman has urged the people to maintain social distancing to reduce risk of infection when people cough, sneeze or speak. Gidhi, through the song, has asked the people to wear mask, wash and sanitise their hand. Besides, the cop also appealed people to follow the Covid-19 norms and consult with the doctors if they develop symptoms.
“I recorded a song on coronavirus awareness. I urge people to follow the norms, set by the government. We will son defeat the disease,” Gidhi said.
“The video will create maximum impact on the public as the song is sung by a policeman. I hope people will like it and follow the Covid-19 norms,” said lyricist Biren Patnaik.
The video has also been shared on YouTube with an aim to spread awareness on the deadly virus.