Union Minister Ramdas Athawale who gave the popular ‘Go Corona’ slogan now claims, that the slogan has now gone global. The Minister of State for Social Justice in February invoked the chant of “Go Corona Go” in a bid to lift the spirits of people.
Speaking about the slogan that stormed social media, Ramdas Athawale said, “On 20th February, when the COVID19 situation was not as bad in India, I gave the slogan of ‘go corona, corona go’. At that time people were saying, will this make corona go away? Now we are seeing this slogan all across the world.”
On 20th February, when the #COVID19 situation was not as bad in India, I gave the slogan of ‘go corona, corona go’. At that time people were saying, will this make corona go away? Now we are seeing this slogan all across the world: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale (5.04.20) pic.twitter.com/jZOeR59wPA
— ANI (@ANI) April 6, 2020
Amid the Coronavirus situation and the 3-week lockdown in the country, Ramdas Athawale is using the time to improve his fitness by meditating and cycling. The 60-year-old Republican Party of India (A) leader, who lives in the ‘Samvidhan’ bungalow in suburban Bandra, is also devoting his time to reading and playing with his teenage son.
Ramdas Athawale, in a video, asked people to entertain themselves indoors by playing games and urged them to take the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi seriously. The leader ended his poem by saying ‘Don’t take advice from Rome, stay at home’ followed by his popular ‘go Corona go’ chant.