Coronavirus: Namaste Becomes New Trend To Greet People

From common man to heads of state, Namaste has become the new norm to greet people worldwide amid Coronavirus fear.

March 13, 2020

BJP MP Raj Kumar Chahal wears a cap with a message ‘Karo Namaste’, in the wake of deadly coronavirus, as he speaks to media persons at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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French President Macron greets with a namaste post the Corona Virus outbreak. It is said that its going to be his preferred form of greeting henceforth.

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Prince Charles greeting people with traditional Namaste greeting in UK.

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis to stop shaking hands in light of growing concerns over the #Corona & suggests instead they adopt the Indian greeting of “namaste".

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Welcoming Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to the White House, Trump avoided the customary handshake. The two men bowed with Namaste to each other instead.

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External Affair Minister S. Jaishankar meets Secretary of State of Seychelles Barry Faure, in New Delhi.

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