Samastipur, May 19: Migrants and others returning to their villages are being quarantined for the safety of the villagers as the COVID-19 crisis has created havoc across the country. However, the scenes were different at a quarantine centre in Karrakh village of Bihar's Samastipur district. The returnees were seen dancing to Bhojpuri songs as dancers were called from outside to entertain them. Rajasthan: Quarantined Workers in Sikar Paint School in Return For Good Service By Villagers, Watch Video.
For organising the event, stage and lights were set up at Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya. Dancers were called from outside to please quarantined people. The video of the episode is going viral on social media. Quarantine Games: From Tic Tac Toe With Pets to Pillow Fights, Netizens Suggest Creative Ways to Spend Time at Home Amid Coronavirus (Watch Funny Videos).
Dance Performance At Quarantine Centre in Bihar's Samastipur District:
वाह हो @NitishKumar जी... गजब्बे महफ़िल सजाई दिए।
— Pradeep Tiwari 🇮🇳 (@iamtpradeep) May 19, 2020
Reacting to the development, Additional Collector said "We're taking cognizance of the matter and action will be taken. We've installed television there, the administration doesn't permit for any other entertainment from outside."
Bihar: Some dancers, called from outside, performed at a quarantine centre in Karrakh village of Samastipur dist last night. Addl Collector says "We're taking cognizance&action will be taken. We've installed TV there, admn doesn't permit for any other entertainment from outside." pic.twitter.com/err7oetDFK
— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2020
According to the latest update by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total coronavirus positive cases in Bihar has reached 1,391. Till now, 494 individuals have recovered in the state, while 9 fatalities have been reported.
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