Arjun Ram Meghwal, minister of state for water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, and Parliamentary Affairs, has launched a brand of papad called 'Bhabhiji papad' which, he claims, can help fight coronavirus.
Claiming that a manufacturer has made the 'Bhabhiji Papad' under the government's Atmanirbhar Bharat drive, Meghwal said "it contains edible ingredients that help develop antibodies against the new coronavirus or Covid-19."
"This papad will prove to be helpful in the fight against coronavirus," Meghwal said in a video that has now gone viral on social media.
Watch: MoS Arjun Ram Meghwal launches Bhabhi ji papad, says it will help people fight Corona Virus.
“It will be very helpful in fighting Corona Virus,” he says.
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Meanwhile, India saw a record single-day spike of 49,310 cases taking the country's virus tally to 12,87,945 as the death toll mounted to 30,601.