Baba Ka Dhaba in Malviya Nagar Viral news: Social media can do wonders is used for the right reasons and one such example is being witnessed recently. A video went viral on social media where an elderly man cried as he was not able to sell food and earn enough money to make ends meet.
The man has identified as an 80-year-old named Kanta Prasad. He along with his wife runs a food joint named ‘Baba ka Dhaba’ in front of Hanuman Mandir in Malviya Nagar in New Delhi.
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In the viral video, Prasad’s wife was also seen cooking rotis as Kanta said that they were not even able to sell 750 grams of rice and half a kilogram of dal in a day.
On being asked about his earning through Baba Ka Dhaba, he broke down and produced Rs 10 notes from the box.
The social media poured love and wishes for the old couple. A user wrote: “When we talk about Make in India and vocal for local, it’s our responsibility to help such vendors and small business. If you live in Malviya Nagar or nearby please try to eat here sometimes, it will only help this 80-year-old sitting with his wife to earn some money and not begging.”
“This video completely broke my heart. Dilli Waalon please go eat at Baba Ka Dhaba in Malviya Nagar if you get a chance.”
Soon after the video went viral on social media, the Dhaba witnessed long queue outside the stall.
“There was no sale during COVID-19 lockdown but now it feels like whole India is with us,” said owner Kanta Prasad, who was running the stall since 1990.
“There were no customers, we had to return home with food… Now, we are happy, it feels like we’ve many extended families,” said Badami Devi.