My Dear Countrymen
My Dear Countrymen,
We are at the crossroad of life and death. Corona has set its eyes to cause deep pain to the entire world. There are no countries left those are immune to this pandemic. The most advanced countries like USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain etc are literally on their knees. More than 6,72,000 people have been impacted so far and this number is increasing exponentially with each passing week.
When you would read this message, India would have crossed 1,000 Covid19 positive cases. This doesn’t seem like a big number. But remember, USA jumped from 9000 to 1,00,000 patients in just 9 days. In a country of 133 crore, it would be virtually impossible to control this disease once it crosses a threshold.
What we can possibly do sitting at home during these 21 days lock down?
But the question is not what we need to do, rather why we need to do. Whatever we do in next 17 days, it will define the fate of India forever. Either we would survive the impact or it would be a catastrophe.
I believe that if each of us spend our time to think of ideas to solve some of the problems, it will go a long way. One thing we need to remember, government possibly can’t and won’t do everything. That’s where your ingenuity would help.
It could be as simple as:
- Prepare mask at home and give it to people who supply us food to our homes (There is huge shortage of masks at this moment)
- Create small video in your local language to make people understand about social distancing
- Any idea to address current supply chain issues for agricultural produce
- Ideas to keep people positive at home during this lock down (Remember, one third of the population in the world already suffers from depression. This current situation will make it even worse)
Now this list could go on. So, think of any current problem that really bothers you and then try to come up with very simple ideas to solve those problems.
We need to remember that what we do or don’t do will decide the fate of the nation very soon as we continue to battle Corona.
Our India is counting on us. Let’s come up with ideas to make things better. 👊