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‘Corona Mukt Aasan’: Netizens in splits after Virender Sehwag shares video showing unique social distancing tip

In the video that the cricketer shared a video of a woman performing “Corona Mukt Aasan”-- a full split, in a metro seat taking the art of social distancing to a whole new level.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 22, 2020 7:12:05 pm
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As several government bodies and health experts are advising people to stay away from crowds and practice social distancing in the wake of coronavirus, former cricketer Virender Sehwag shared a unique method of social distancing while travelling on public transport like metros, leaving netizens in splits.

The cricketer on Sunday took to Twitter and suggested ‘Corona Mukt Aasan’ as an effective way of social distancing. In the viral tweet, Sehwag posted a video of a woman performing a full split while sitting on the metro seat in order to prevent others from sitting next to her.

Take a look here:

In the video, as a man approaches to sit near the woman, she spreads one of her legs on to the seat, preventing him from sitting next to her. As the man goes to the other side, she spreads her other leg, all in an attempt to keep a safe distance from the man.

Netizens lauded the cricketer for his creativity and appreciated him for sharing an important social message with a dash of humour. Take a look at some more reactions here:

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Yeah i got it 🤪 pic.twitter.com/e88wFQtQob

— Nolan (@Krishmeegk) March 22, 2020

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— Gaurav Chaudhary (@Designer_Banda) March 21, 2020

In an attempt to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Delhi Metro has imposed restrictions on its services and announced that regular commuters will be able to avail its services only for six hours on Monday 23 march.

The DMRC has already suspended its Sunday operations in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for a Janata curfew across the country to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Globally, the coronavirus diseases have killed more than 13,000 and have affected more than 3, 00,000. Meanwhile in India, the total number of positive cases rose to 370 on Sunday. (Click here for LIVE UPDATES)

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