Sitapur Skater Girl: Catching the eye of many, an 11-year-old girl from a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur area started making people aware of COVID-19 vaccination in her own style. She moved through lanes of her villages on her skates donning a saree. The little has gone viral on the internet since a clip of her was shared on social media platforms.
In her matching pink skates and pink saree moved around her village named Ramkot effortlessly providing information about vaccination and making the villagers get rid of their hesitancy. The roads of her village were not exactly skates-friendly but she braved the kaccha roads and made people notice her.
While speaking to news agency ANI in an interview the girl had simply said that she liked the idea of skating around in a saree and decided to make people aware of the COVID-19 vaccination. She said, “During her interview with ANI, the little girl said that she wants to make people aware of vaccination and wearing masks. She said, ” I got the idea that I should wear skates and raise awareness among people. Everyone must get vaccinated and wear masks.”
Times Now, at first shared the video of the girl, it was then noticed by All India Mahila Congress General-Secretary, Shamina Shafiq who is also based in Sitapur. Shafiq took to Twitter and shared her thoughts on the same. She used the hashtag Girl Power to address the little girl.
“In Ramkot village in Sitapur, this little girl is grabbing all attention for skating in the saree and spreading awareness about COVID vaccination, ” she wrote.
See below her tweet below:
In Ramkot village in #Sitapur, this little girl is grabbing all attention for skating in the saree and spreading awareness about #COVIDVaccination #girlpower pic.twitter.com/tgU5Bl2ibp
— shamina shafiq (@shaminaaaa) June 14, 2021
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