We Indians always manage to find innovative methods to express our anger and protest against the prevailing system.
Recently, pictures of employees of the electricity department in Banda, Uttar Pradesh wearing helmets in their office went viral.
Banda: Employees of electricity dept wear helmets to protect themselves from any untoward incident while working in dilapidated office building. One of the employees says,"It's the same condition since I joined 2 yrs ago. We've written to authorities but there is no response". pic.twitter.com/S3MYarY6zi— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 4, 2019
And if you are thinking that these helmets have something to do with the newly amended Motor Vehicles Act, you are wrong. These employees wore helmets as a sign of protest against the dilapidated condition of the office building.
Talking to ANI, one of the employees said:
It's the same condition since I joined 2 yrs ago. We've written to authorities but there is no response.
The pictures here clearly show the bad condition of the building and lack of basic office infrastructure.
While the UP government is busy building statues, Twitterati criticised them for not getting their priorities right.
500 cr ka statue bana dega yogi lekin 5 lakh laga k ek sarkari kamra nhi.— Ankit Sri (@AnkitSr89) November 4, 2019
This is how cost cutting should be applied in our country.— Feminist Nimo (@niiravmodi) November 5, 2019
Thanks Yogi ji for this 🙏
How can they ever work effeciently in such conditions. Everyone deserves a safe n clean environment to wok. Deplorable!!!!!— HumanityFirst (@Sameera24661730) November 5, 2019
The room in which they're working is in such a pathetic condition 😮😮 how can the authorities be so irresponsible 😮😮— Whatever It Takes (@deadlypoisondp) November 5, 2019
Everyone deserves a safe working environment and we hope the government notices this soon.