Making Way for a Progressive Social Change

 “We are going through a humanitarian crisis. It is certainly a tough time but we all need to be honest to ourselves and stay positive,” staunchly believes Napinder Brar, Bureau Chief, News18 Punjab

By: Bhavya Gaind

A man of utmost grit and perseverance, Napinder Brar was always on the forefront capturing the hustle-bustle of everyday life. However, things came to a near standstill as the Novel Coronavirus slipped the country into a lockdown and his everyday routine into a toss.

We decided to follow the Work From Home approach, which meant that I had to go Live with the help of my mobile. Initially, it was really awkward for me and I started missing my family more than ever. It became really difficult for me to accept the ‘new normal’ and not visit my parents at such a long stretch,” shared Brar who was born to Sardar Shinder Pal Singh Brar and Sukhjinder Kaur Brar in Kotkapura, Faridkot.

I am really grateful to my brother-in-law, Manpreet Singh Brar who decided to manage single handedly and let my sister, Rupinder Kaur Brar stay with my parents in this testing time,” Brar further added.

We speak to him to know more about his take on India’s fight against containing the spread of Coronavirus!

What’s your take on Indian government’s decision to impose a lockdown?

At this stage, I feel that lockdown was the only way out to contain the spread of this highly contagious virus in the country. However, the success of lockdown depends more on the citizens of the country than the government.

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