Everyone knows that one just can't keep a Bengali away from sweets. But in the name of innovative sweets, a shop in Kolkata has reached new heights.
A Kolkata sweets shop has gone viral for selling Bengal's favourite sweet, sandesh shaped like the novel coronavirus.
Crazy people— Bhattacharya P ✨ (@preetibhatta1) April 6, 2020
Some name their new born babies as corona and covid.... some make corona sweets 🤦🤦 pic.twitter.com/HWz4WX16Lh
Not just sandesh, the shop has also designed cakes and cupcakes with exquisitely detailed icing and flourish to resemble the virus that has taken over the world.
#WestBengal has allowed Sweet Shops to open for a few hours every day..— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) April 7, 2020
A shop #HindustanSweets in #Kolkata has come up with #CoronaVirus modeled Sandesh & Cupcakes..
Offered free to customers along with a Pamphlet..
"We will digest Coronoavirus! We will defeat Coronavirus!" pic.twitter.com/wCnXVPzUXY
While this might seem a little unusual at a time like this, Twitter wasn't amused.
I mean I'd get it if it looked edible, somehow I feel like I'd get worse diseases from this if I take a bite 😭— indira ◟̽◞̽ (@lourrytingle) April 6, 2020
They will do anything to sell things on any name.— Veronica ☺️😊 (@Veroniinca) April 6, 2020
Ye heights hai🤦
Kaise kaise namoone bhare pade hai.— Vivek (@nonexpertvivek) April 6, 2020
The West Bengal government had announced that sweet shops can remain open for four hours every day amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown due to concern over wastage of milk and jobless staff.