An aged couple of their 80s who owned a dhaba named Baba Ka Dhaba in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar shot to fame after a heartbreaking video of them went viral on social media. And now Kanta Prasad, the proprietor of the dhaba has filed a police grievance in opposition to YouTuber Gaurav Wasan who first shot their video for misappropriating funds. Right here’s all it’s essential to learn about the entire incident
What’s the story of Kanta Prasad and his Baba Ka Dhaba?
The 80-yr-old Kanta Prasad and his aged spouse, each frail and weakened by rising age, had been sustaining the small meals kiosk ‘Baba ka Dhaba’ close to Hanuman Temple in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, since 1988. Often a well-liked joint earlier than COVID-19 struck, the couple misplaced their every day earnings as folks began avoiding roadside meals.
A number of days again a video on-line began doing rounds which confirmed Kanta Prasad break down as they may not even promote a plate of chappatis and matar paneer. The video was created and uploaded on his social media deal with by an influencer Gaurav Wasan who showcasedtheir plight.
Within the video it was seen that his frail spouse rolled out the rotis and he cooked them over the range fireplace. The utensils had been spotless clear, the combined daal seemed scrumptious, mentioned the videographer. “However none are able to eat them,” whimpered Prasad, complaining that by way of the day they can not even promote out 500 gm of “daal or sabzi”. Kanta Prasad even cried on digicam ruing over their lack of livelihood.
“80 12 months outdated couple promoting finest matar paneer. Inhe hamari assist ko bahut zarurat he,” Wasan captioned the Instagram video.
As quickly because the video was shared the subsequent day which it went viral and the way. Many, web customers, politicians and even Bollywood stars on Thursday urged folks to assist the couple revive their institution. They took to their social media and wrote:
“BabaKaDhaba #dilliwalon #dil #dikhao. Whoever eats right here, sends me pic, I shall put up a candy message together with your pics,” tweeted Raveena Tandon.
“Make this your subsequent cease! Amongst many such others in your neighbourhoods wherever you’re…. #VocalForLocal,” Nimrat Kaur requested.
Sharing the video on Twitter, Randeep wrote: “Do go to if you’re in Delhi. Block B, Shivalik Colony, Reverse Hanuman Mandir, Malviya Nagar, South Delhi. #SupportLocal #BabaKaDhaba.”
“Let’s assist put their smile again … our neighbour hood distributors want our assist to. Pink coronary heart,” Suniel Shetty tweeted.