The outbreak of the lethal coronavirus has created lots of panic amongst individuals worldwide. The instances of racism and discrimination have additionally come ahead.
Not too long ago a video of Northeast India college students finding out in Punjab additionally went viral on social media due to the identical cause.
With hashtag “#SayNoToRacism”, the 4 college students recorded a video to tell others that they belong to India and wished others to teach themselves.
The video was shared on a Fb web page – Dimapur 24/7 with the caption, “Stop calling us corona, ch***i, Chinese … North East students of Punjab. #Govt_Of_India #say #No #to #Racism #Students #Northeast #India.”
The video clip begins with a lady saying, “Abhi jo chal raha hai yeh coronavirus, humare upar bahut effect ho raha hai kyunki pehle toh humein Nepali, Ch***i, Chinese yeh sab bolta tha, abhi toh coronavirus ho gaya hai.”
Cease calling us corona, chinki, Chinese language….North East college students of Punjab.#Govt_Of_India#say #No #to #Racism#College students #Northeast#India
Additional within the video, the scholars shared their experiences with North Indians who typically label them with phrases and phrases that damage their sentiments and one of many college students additionally referred to as it “disrespectful” and “hurting”.
The scholars additionally shared that few of their associates had been denied to remain on lease as a result of individuals thought they had been from China.
The scholars additionally urged the viewers to teach themselves concerning the Indian map and know extra concerning the Northeast states.
After being shared, the video went viral and it garnered over 328,000 views.