Guwahati: A 70-year-old man who tested positive for the coronavirus has been playing Bhupen Hazarika numbers on a violin to inspire and cheer doctors and patients, in a COVID Care Centre of Assam’s Guwahati.
Dr Satyendra Kumar Chaudhary, a retired
professor formerly with the Cotton College, played “Manuhe Manuhor babe” at the Kalapahar COVID Hospital. A 55 sec clip was uploaded on Twitter.
“Manuhe Manuhor babe” is a classic composed by Padma Bhushan Dr. Bhupen Hazarika in 1964, the Assamese song urges people to become more humane, compassionate and extend themselves in service to mankind.
The hospital staff has also shared clips of Dr Chaudhary talking about the song before playing it. The inspiring visuals come in the backdrop of India reporting the biggest one-day spike in cases so far with 52,123 COVID-19 cases, taking the total cases to 15,83,792.