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This viral April Fool’s Day prank has a beautiful message

Most April Fools Day pranks are often forgotten. But this certainly was aimed to last.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: March 31, 2017 2:57:01 pm
April Fool's day, April fool prank, prank on April fool's day, IIT bombay, Mood Indigo, Clean India initiative, Swach Bhatrat Mission, India news, national news This initiative by Mood Indigo of IIT Bombay take on a different, socially aware prank on April fool’s day.

We have faced and seen plenty of April fool’s day pranks, some of which cheer us, some of which surprise us and even some that shock us. But it’s really sweet when a prank can make someone happy from within and make you feel better. A prank that was aimed to trick people, yes, but at the same time aimed to ‘change’– change people’s mindset.

A day when everybody likes to play pranks on their friends, when all successful or not so successful pranks are usually cheered, laughed upon and then forgotten, fun just for a day? But this certainly was aimed to last.

This video, an initiative by IIT Bombay, presents an age-old prank with a twist. Given that placing money on the road is quite alluring, many people did fall for the bait. However, the twist of the prank was only evident to those who had opened the 100-rupee-note. Watch the video, which has already notched up 7,00,000 views on YouTube, to find out the twist.

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