Updated: February 25, 2021 10:58:27 am
After spending most of 2020 away from being physically present in office, and getting accustomed to ‘work from home’, the transition from the ‘new normal’ to business-as-usual isn’t going to be a walk in the park. Now, a video of a woman sharing her honest feelings about going back to office is winning hearts online, and people couldn’t agree more.
While WFH comes with it own woes, somehow people are now getting used to the new normal. Although there are some who can’t wait to go back to office, there is still a sizeable section of people who are enjoying working from the comfort of their bedrooms. Now, in a video shared online, a woman listed out various reasons why she isn’t thrilled about the idea.
She starts the video talking about how she was disturbed to receive a mail asking opinion, how employees feel about working from office again. “Matlab ab rajai se nikal kar, naha kar, taiyaar hokar, office jana padega! (It means I now have to go out of the blanket, take a bath, get ready and go to office!)” she says with a poker face on camera.
She asked the employers why they want to even do this, claiming that everyone is happy with the WFH situation. “Your revenue is increasing, you’re saving on transport costs and other facilities…why do you want to trouble the poor,” she continued. She then goes onto to add that, she has learnt to live in pyjamas all day and has packed away her jeans and trousers. “Ho na paayega (it won’t be possible),” she said.
Giving some funny and witty anecdotes explaining why she prefers the current ritual, her deadpan expressions while sharing some jokes impressed many online.
Biggest fear of employees working from home. Watch till the end.😂🤣😂🤣😍 pic.twitter.com/Qhuj9YeT8k
— PiyushTweets (@PiyushTweets1) February 23, 2021
As the clip went viral, with many echoing her thoughts, the woman was identified as Harjas Sethi, who had shared the video a week ago on her Instagram profile, with the caption: “Mere dil ka dard”.
People loved her inferences and said it was highly relatable. But what really got thumbs up from netizens was the fact that she too caved in at the end of the video, asking her boss not to get offended by clip. Urging not to fire her as she expressed her concerns about going back to office, Sethi in the end did add that, if required, she is ready to go anywhere and work to save her job!
Here’s what netizens had to say:
Wow so true… me too going back office after 1 year working from home would be pain 😀
— Vivek (@VivekGupta2001) February 23, 2021
True. We got adjusted to this change now.
— Shirin Khan شیرین (@KhanShirin0) February 23, 2021
WFH for past 1 year!! Now, I’d rather attempt Everest climb than go back to the commute. @DoctorAjayita
— GS (@rumbunk) February 23, 2021
Asliyat to end Main thi … Ghar aakar kaam Karugu 🤣😂
— Exploring Unseen ❤️ (@travellwithamit) February 23, 2021
🤣🤣🤣 wo dark circles and packing wala mast tha
— cult_romantic (@craving_demon) February 23, 2021
The struggle is real
— sandeep (@its_a_soni) February 23, 2021
The last part of the video is reality dude.
— ಅಭಿನಯ್ Wear Mask (@abhirushi) February 23, 2021
@Moti_Ladki : A short horror story – releasing soon in a office near you
— ɑʍյɑժ (@a2zaaman) February 23, 2021
— Oye-NasiR (@heyitsnasirzeck) February 23, 2021
Perfect 😂 The feeling is mutual 🤝 t.co/7N0AISG8Qd
— Aditya🇮🇳🚩 (@iam_adi_thebest) February 23, 2021
I couldn’t stop laughing 😂 t.co/eXHRbLnStU
— Shivansh Dhasmana (@DhasmanaJr) February 23, 2021
Human being is a creature if habit, or sher k muh me ab khoon lag gya h to ab na ho paayega😂😂 t.co/fOtAVu3Htf
— jahil (@jahil_jahilism) February 23, 2021
Agle janam hi office shuru kijo 😂 t.co/oTVMCerXCe
— Disha Dhone (@DhoneDisha) February 23, 2021
Sahi kaha behen ji ne, yaha hame full pant pehne hue poora 1 saal ho gaya. t.co/J3kmmvC3q8
— Ravi Kumar Rana – Not Activist (@Ravi_K_Rana) February 23, 2021
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