Long queues outside #BabaKaDhaba prove Delhiites are the real 'Dilwale' | Watch
New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: The coronavirus pandemic has hit many people as they lost their jobs and are affected by it in terms of economy and health. Despite facing the crisis, many people are working day and night to meet ends. In a similar case, one such video is doing rounds in which an elderly man who runs a small stall called Baba Ka Dhaba with his wife is crying as he is not able to sell food and earn.
In the viral video, the elderly couple is telling about their plight due to the coronavirus pandemic. The video was shared Gaurav Wasan, on his Instagram account @youtubeswadofficial. "80-year-old couple selling best matar paneer. Inhe hamari help ko bahut zarurat he," Wasan wrote while posting the video.
Now after the video went viral on the internet, Delhiites rushed up to Baba Ka Dhaba and long queues can be seen outside the elderly couple's stall in Malviya Nagar, showing the power of the internet and the will of people to help the needy in these testing times of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Power Of Social Media! Delhiites help save #BabaKaDhaba after a video of the elderly couple struggling to make ends meet went viral #powerofsocialmedia #malviyanagar #babakadhabba #powerofsocialmedia👊 #malviyanagardelhi #india #trending #video #trendingvideo #trendingvideos #instawithjagranenglish #jagranenglish 🎥: @pallav_paliwal
Famous YouTuber Harsh Beniwal also reached to have a taste of Baba Ka Dhaba and posted a picture with the elderly couple.
"Just look at this smile :’) Priceless.Did my part , Ap bhi jaye or kuch khake aaye. Thank you @youtubeswadofficial For making that video. God bless you bhai. Address : Shivalik B Block , Malviya Nagar Opposite Hanuman mandir", Harsh Beniwal wrote on his Instagram handle.
The elderly man in the video, Kanta Prasad is crying as he is struggling to earn a living because they are not able to sell the food. He tells that they have been working since 1988.
Where is #BabaKaDhaba?
The Baba Ka Dhaba is in front of Hanuman Mandir in Malviya Nagar, Delhi.
What does Baba Ka Dhaba serve?
Baba ka Dhaba sells homemade dal, matar-paneer, chawal and roti. The price of half plate of dal costs Rs 30.
In the video, the elderly woman is seen cooking Rotis as he says that they are not even able to sell 750 grams of rice and half a kilogram of dal in a day.
Wasan asks the couple how much they are able to earn, Prasad takes out some notes of Rs 10 from a drawer.
The video has been massively shared on social media and has so far garnered 16.8 lakh views on Instagram alone.
Dear DB Family in Delhi.— Akash Banerjee (@TheDeshBhakt) October 7, 2020
I know we are still severely restricted in our movements - but if around Malviya Nagar - please stop by at Baba Ka Dhaba🙏🏼 https://t.co/WXXVB1NZKL
While sharing the video, netizens promised that they are surely going to visit this dhaba. Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja also came forward to show her support and she asked the details about the elderly couple.
Hi could you please dm me details.— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) October 7, 2020
In a tweet, she wrote, "Hi could you please dm me details.
Hey everyone its a request please go there and Donate or eat something from this dhaba.— Harsh Beniwal (@iamharshbeniwal) October 7, 2020
Will definitely go there and will do my part. https://t.co/0TjuOLRjWW
The MLA of Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti also commented on the video, tweeting, “I am in the know of it and tomorrow will be visiting them and will surely bring a smile on his face. Thx.”
Posted By: Deeksha Sharma