New Delhi: The video of a five-month pregnant DSP, Shilpa Sahu creating awareness among the people to follow guidelines issued by the State government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district has gone viral.
“The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the country. With an aim to control the spread, a lockdown has been imposed in Dantewada district. We are on the roads to ensure people follow the protocols,” the Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) said on Tuesday, Hindustan Times reported.
“We are outside to ensure the safety of people. We urge them to stay inside and not venture outside without any valid reason. If we are on the streets for the sake of your (people) safety, you should also be at home for your safety,” she was quoted as saying.
In the video, Sahu is seen asking a man on his bike with his family, the reason behind their venturing outside.
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Dantewada is a Maoist-infested area of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar division. There is a lockdown across the state owing to the significant increase in fresh COVID-19 cases.