COVID-19: Delhi Police Organise Magic Show To Entertain & Educate Migrant Labourers
New Delhi: Everyone in society has been affected some way or the other. But none more so than migrant labourers who are stuck in different parts of the country with no livelihood and desperate to return home to their families.
As state governments look to keep them satisfied and well fed, urging them not to venture out, Delhi Police thought out of the box to entertain a group of migrant labourers on Thursday afternoon.
Those who have taken shelter – 243 of them including several children — at the government Senior Secondary School in Lajpat Nagar were treated to an hour-long magic show.
“This is the first time I saw something like this. I enjoyed the trick where he made the table fly. I did not know anything about coronavirus before he told us what it was and how it spreads,” nine-year-old Mohini was quoted as saying by the Indian Express.
Through the show, magician Rajkumar spread awareness on the novel coronavirus to the migrant labourers.
“I have been performing for labourers and workers at the Yamuna Sports Complex and at a shelter run by an NGO. This is my first performance here… As part of my tricks, I ‘magically’ make sanitisers and masks appear. This intrigues the children and encourages them to use it,” Rajkumar said.