Bollywood celebrities, including actor Taapsee Pannu, are sharing the viral video and admiring the act of Haryana police celebrating the birthday by making a surprise visit to senior citizen. On Tuesday, cops from Panchkula (Haryana) celebrated the birthday of a senior citizen by making a surprise visit to him amidst the lockdown.
In a video, a group of cops from Panchkula police station in Haryana commemorated the birthday of an elderly man, Karan Puri, with chocolate cake. The cops also sang the birthday song for celebrating the birthday of Karan Puri.
The video is originally shared on Twitter by IPS officer Pankaj Nain. The video is receiving admiration online and is being lauded by citizens.
In the video, a policewoman can be heard asking Puri his name, to which he answers, “My name is Karan Puri. I live alone and I’m a senior citizen”, without any notion about the moment of amaze waiting for him. After this, the cops start singing “Happy Birthday” and presented a cake for him. This made the elderly man emotional and he burst into tears. Ultimately, he wears a cap and cuts the birthday cake presented for him.
Taapsee shared the video on her tweeter handle and tweeted, “This is so so endearing !!!!”
Sharing the video, Adil Hussain wrote on his timeline, “What a beautiful gesture by Panchkula Police, Chandigarh, Haryana, to have greeted this Senior Citizen on his Birthday. The Birthday Man couldn’t hold back his tears. @CP_PANCHKULA Very Touched. Watch this until the end. It’s under two mins.”
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also tweeted, “A very big thank you to you @CP_PANCHKULA for this great gesture of yours in wishing Karan Puruji A very Happy birthday. @cmohry @police_haryana @nsvirk.”
The whole country has been under nationwide lockdown in the wake of novel coronavirus for more than a month. The first phase of lockdown was imposed from March 25 to April 14. Considering the growing cases of COVID-19, the government extended the lockdown. The second phase started on April 15 and continue till May 3. Till now there are 29,435 people are infected in India and 3,064,837 across the globe.