With the variety of coronavirus instances on the rise in India and globally, a Kashmiri newspaper got here up with an modern strategy to distribute free, disposable face masks to the individuals of the Valley in occasions of pandemic. On Tuesday, the Urdu newspaper, Roshni’s version had a free masks connected to it and was praised throughout social media for taking ‘social duty to the subsequent degree’.
The newspaper, one of many oldest in Kashmir, is priced at a mere two rupees, suggested its readers to put on masks as they’re important in occasions of Covid-19. The Urdu textual content subsequent to the masks learn, “masks ka istemal zaroori hai” (utilizing a masks is important). It went on to say, “With this, not solely you however these round it’s also possible to keep protected against coronavirus”.
A Kashmiri newspaper is being praised for taking “social duty to subsequent degree” after it distributed free face masks with Tuesday’s version of the paper. Images of the Urdu newspaper are being broadly shared on social media and is receiving reward.
In an interview with Free Press Kashmir, the Editor-in-Chief of Each day Roshni, Zahoor Ahmad Shora mentioned that they determined to take up the modern thought as they’d seen that lots of people had been nonetheless shifting round with out masks, and never taking the specter of the coronavirus critically. He added that the newspaper had employed extra individuals so as to make sure the masks had been packed and prepared with the newspaper’s Tuesday version.
The newspaper was lauded on social media for its noble efforts in creating consciousness, and several other individuals identified how the newspaper value quite a bit lower than the worth of a disposable face masks.
Such a terrific initiative by our Urdu newspaper Roshni to affix a masks on the entrance web page of the paper. It drives dwelling the message about masks utilization & additionally takes away the excuse a few masks not being available. Effectively performed to who ever got here up with this concept. #COVID19 #COVID pic.twitter.com/M9p2WoTsic
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) July 21, 2020
Omar Abdullah tweeted, “Such a terrific initiative by our Urdu newspaper Roshni to affix a masks on the entrance web page of the paper. It drives dwelling the message about masks utilization & additionally takes away the excuse a few masks not being available. Effectively performed to who ever got here up with this concept. #COVID19 #COVID”
It is a native newspaper “Roshni” from Kashmir
They’ve taken “social duty” to subsequent degree.
Not solely have they inspired their readers to make use of a masks but in addition connected a masks for them within the paper!
Excellent effort Roshni! 👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/dzfkCXVGK7
— Parminder Singh Brar (@PSBrarOfficial) July 22, 2020
Whereas one Twitter person wrote, “Roshni, an Urdu newspaper in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, ship its readers a free masks with this message: “Sporting masks is important. This can defend you and people round you from coronavirus.” Good thought #COVID19 #Kashmir (sic)”, one other tweeted, “It is a native newspaper from Kashmir. It’s known as Roshni. They’ve taken ” social duty” to a different degree. Not solely have they inspired their readers to make use of a masks but in addition connected a masks for them within the paper!”
That is such an excellent thought, value emulating by different media retailers! This is likely one of the finest methods they’ll show their position in preventing the #CoronaPandemic! #facemasks https://t.co/juQoWu0U24
— Ananth Rupanagudi (@rananth) July 22, 2020
Complimentary masks for readers.
That is Kashmir Journalism, put on masks and keep secure.👌 pic.twitter.com/zWMvpnb9mF
— Salman Nizami (@SalmanNizami_) July 21, 2020
Individuals had been very impressed with the newspaper’s modern thought to unfold consciousness.
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