Corona Precautions: Child’s Play!
By Sanjay Pinto

When dinner table conversations revolve around combating the corona pandemic, impressionable minds get activated.
(Pic: Nishanth Christopher)
Four year old Nishanth Christopher from Puducherry has been what his mother Christina Joseph calls a “LEGO Junkie”. The enraptured mom reveals that “no day is complete without hearing his stories of the most unimaginable things – space battleships, good pirates, bad sailors, escapes from prison, sweet little tea parties, even toilet trips.”
With a little prodding from mama dear and help from his doting dad Dr.Ravi Rajkumar – a Professor of Psychiatry at JIPMER and a member of the hospital’s Covid 19 Task Force, Nishanth constructed a tableau out of his LEGO blocks.
The urge to share his creative installation with his friends is adorable. And the welcome spin off is the awareness it spreads.

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From obeying the lockdown by staying at home and having a healthy diet to social distancing, washing hands and wearing masks, the lego models say it all, with almost professional elan. A child’s block-buster awareness!
(Sanjay Pinto is an Advocate at the Madras High Court, a Columnist, Author & Former Resident Editor – NDTV 24×7)


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