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Indian Post Office: Happy to help during a lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic

Indian Post Office: Happy to help during a lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 April 2020 10:03 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: In the time of the internet revolution, hundreds of social media platforms and email services, the Indian Post was losing its relevance. But recently it has gained respect amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Sunday thanked India Post Office for extending a helping hand to the people in the hour of need.

Taking it to Twitter, the minister said: “Delighted to see how @IndiaPostOffice is catering to the needs of our citizens in one of the most difficult times for humanity. When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.”

The minister said this in response to a Twitter user’s tweet, Honey Singh who has started a campaign called #workfordoctors and is helping with deliveries of PPE and other medical goods requested by the doctors on his WhatsApp number. The years old institution helping people in delivering medicines and other essential supplies in the lockdown period. It has also delivered the supply of items sent by Honey Singh.

Prasad in another tweet said, “Indeed KEEPING INDIA POSTED...A India Post!” In this tweet, which Prasad responded to, one of the postmen of the Post Office helped a twitter user who was anxious to know about the wellbeing of her uncle, staying alone in Karnataka’s Dharwad amid lockdown. (IANS)

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