A Twitter user shared a heartwarming clip of a 99-years old woman who could be seen prepairing roti and sabzi (flatbread and curry) for the migrants in Mumbai.
“My 99 year old phuppi prepares food packets for migrant workers in Bombay,” wrote Twitter user Zahid F. Ebrahim. and by far this video can melt our heart in seconds.
So far his tweet has been viewed 179k time and it has been retweeted 1.4k times. Numbers can reveal only so much and we’re all heart-emojis for dear granny with this big heart.
She carefully rolls the Rotis in aluminum foil which presumably distributed o the migrants who’re 55facing unprecedented hardships during the pandemic.
Comments flooded the tweet, with people showering love and greetings for granny.
“What a sight (emoji).sharing everything we have with underprivileged….this will save the world .i think people are rising to occasion by helping each other,” wrote one user.
“What an angel. May Allah add many more years to her life. Aameen.,” someone else added.
An NDTV journalist expressed her desire to connect with Phuppi ‘grandma,’ she wrote: “how can I connect with you / your phuppi in Bombay on this? this is beautiful”
“So inspiring. Hugs for her,” a person tweeted.
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Ever since India entered into lockdown in March, the country’s migrant workers were left to fend for themselves. With no work, meaning no pay, the hundreds of thousands of them got stranded in different parts of the country.
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Sometimes inside a concrete mixer truck, sometimes walking thousands of miles, migrant families have been through immense hardship in the last few months. All the more, in their journey from one place to another, they have been frequent victims of accidents.
(Cover Image courtesy of Zahid F. Ebrahim via Twitter)