The coronavirus pandemic has made social distancing a lifestyle, and individuals are developing with revolutionary methods to adapt to the brand new regular. Public well being authorities recommendation that minimising contact and sustaining social distance are efficient methods to gradual the unfold of the extremely infectious virus. This signifies that social gatherings like weddings and events are actually going down with restricted visitors and precautions in place. A video that’s going viral on-line has captured one such operate – a bride’s haldi ceremony being celebrated with an revolutionary twist.
A haldi ceremony is a pre-wedding operate the place a turmeric paste is utilized to the bride and groom-to-be. Friends and relations come collectively to use the turmeric paste and have a good time with the soon-to-be-newlyweds.
This video, nevertheless, exhibits a haldi ceremony with a distinction. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, visitors took particular care to take care of distance from the bride-to-be. They used paint rollers to use haldi, the video exhibits. In the 13-second clip, a lady may be seen utilizing a paint curler with a protracted deal with to use the turmeric paste as different visitors, carrying masks, watch.
The video was shared on Twitter by restaurateur Harjinder Singh Kukreja. It had earlier been posted on the microblogging platform by one other Twitter person.
“Innovative Haldi ceremony with Social Distancing!” wrote Mr Kukreja.
Innovative Haldi ceremony with Social Distancing!
This is a pre-wedding ceremony in India the place Turmeric (haldi), oil & water are utilized to the bride & groom by married girls on the morning of the marriage. The combination is believed to bless the couple earlier than the marriage. #COVID19pic.twitter.com/nHHYrVbOqa
— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) September 28, 2020
The socially distanced haldi ceremony has garnered hundreds of views and amused feedback.
“This made me smile,” wrote one Twitter person. “Example of jugaad,” one other remarked.
Last week, a bride-to-be who examined optimistic for COVID-19 only a day earlier than her nikah ceremony was cheered up with a surprise party, thrown by residents of the Covid care ward the place she was admitted.
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