After Delhi’s ‘Baba Ka Dhaba’, video of Agra’s ‘Kanji Bade Wale’ Uncle goes viral on social media

Social Media plays a very important role in today’s life. During the Covid-19 pandemic and social-distancing, it brings people closer to lend a helping hand to those who need it the most.

After the video of “Baba Ka Dhaba” went viral on social media, now Kanji Bade Wale uncle’s video from Agra has surfaced on social media, who has been running the stall for 40 years. Social media has once again shown its power after the video of Kanji Bade Wale uncle became viral in no time.

During the nationwide lockdown, small vendors and roadside businesses have been badly affected and are finding it difficult to meet their day-to-day expenses. He lost his earnings due to the pandemic.

Notably, the video was shared by an Instagram user Dhanishtha who is a food blogger on Instagram, he asked users to help him. Narayan Singh, the owner of the ‘Kanji Bada’ stall, told ANI, “I faced a lot of problems as I had to sit home during the lockdown. My daily income was also badly hit due to COVID-19.”

As soon as the video went viral, Several people started visiting his food stall and Agra District magistrate Prabhu N Singh also visited the stall. Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar has also shared this video on her Twitter account and urged people of Agra to help him in these difficult times.

A few days ago, an 80-year old couple Kanta Prasad and Badami Devi from Malviya Nagar, Delhi became an overnight star after a video of them went viral on social media.

As soon as the video of the old man wiping his tears went viral, it garnered thousands of likes. Many came forward to help the couple financially and others announced plans for lunch at Baba Ka Dhaba. Among those who tweeted are actor Sonam Kapoor, cricketer R Ashwin, IPL team Delhi Capitals and food delivery app Zomato.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.