The government of India’s solution to make the lockdown caused by Coronavirus is to bring back old TV shows from the 80s and 90s.
Prakash Javdekar, the minister for Information and Broadcasting announced on March 27 that Ramayana would be aired everyday at 9 am and 9 pm on DD National. The 2 Hindu epics - Ramayana and Mahabharata - were the most popular shows then and were the most anticipated ones for a generation that grew up watching them.
Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of 'Ramayana' from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 in DD National, One episode in morning 9 am to 10 am, another in the evening 9 pm to 10 pm.@narendramodi@PIBIndia@DDNational— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 27, 2020
All of India is currently like the distracted boyfriend meme:
A scene from Ramayana has become popular with meme-makers… one where Vibhishan suggests to Ram to aim his arrow at Raavan’s stomach in the final battle of Ramayana.
Check out some of the popular memes on the topic:
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