New Delhi. Be it big countries like China and America or City Nation like Singapore. The corona virus has forced everyone to lockdown. The term lockdown produces a sense of dullness with tension. Currently, two-thirds of the world’s population is affected by it. According to the BBC, most Asian and European countries are facing lockdown, except for some countries in Africa and South America. It is worth billions of dollars. But it is also not that all is going bad with the lockdown. Many positive things also happened during this time. Now the chirping of birds is being heard even in the concrete jungle. is.
Reduced pollution: China first locked up Wuhan and then the surrounding territories. China’s pollution had become a worldwide problem. Deep mist was affecting life. According to ‘BBC’, the lockdown led to the shutdown of factories and vehicles. The result was pleasant. Pollution is over, especially nitrogen oxide. NASA tweeted that China’s pollution has decreased by more than 50 percent. In India too, this was felt in the Janata curfew and Monday’s lockdown. PM2.5 levels from Delhi to Kolkata were recorded.
Venice’s canals cleared up: Venice, the beloved city of tourists, was dying a slow death. The canals were filled with silt due to heavy pressure from cruises, steamers and other ships and tourists. The foundation of many historic buildings was flooding, a mere 15-16 day lockdown changed the state of the city. The canals began to appear blue again. Even fish appeared in the canals decades later.
Generosity and a sense of humanity: Amidst the lockdown, many people came forward to help. In New York, 1300 people delivered medicines and ration to the needy for 72 hours. Similar reports also came from Britain, France and Italy. Here too people came forward to help others. Separate counters were built for the elderly in the malls of Australia, so that they do not get crowded. The number of donors has increased in European countries such as Spain, Italy.
Strong social fabric: We saw pictures of Spain, Italy, where people are playing guitar or singing to sing to each other from their balcony. They are also greeting health workers. We got similar pictures on Sunday in our country. During the Janata curfew on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, people came in the balcony of their homes and played clap, thali and hours to greet the people giving emergency services. Respect for health workers has been seen to increase significantly. People from all over the world are posting photos of doctors and para medical staff on social media.
The Rise of Creativity: You may have heard the term kitchen quarantine by now. This is a campaign that is going on on social media. Tips for cooking are being given in it. Similarly, tips for music, painting and other fields are also being given online, that too for free. According to ‘BBC’ the Public Library of Washington has started an online store, which has a lot of books. In India too, people are sharing PDFs of books from Premchand to Chetan Bhagat on WhatsApp. Uncle Chaudhary and Nagraj have also become alive during this period. The games played from Champak to the last round have also returned.