- Indian parents have named their new baby Sanitiser because they appreciate the significance of the health product
- The father of the child, Omveer, said that he applauds the measures taken by the government in making the product available for everyone
- Omveer also spoke about how sanitiser is a very important tool in ensuring safety during the outbreak
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A newborn in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India has been christened Sanitiser by his parents in a way that archives the trying time the world is in.
When speaking with the media, Omveer, the baby’s father, said that he was impressed by the measure the government has taken to contain coronavirus in the country, IndiaToday reports.
"My wife and I are highly impressed by the effective measures taken by both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to battle the novel coronavirus,” he said.
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He added that hand sanitisers are very important in keeping people safe from the outbreak of the virus, saying the same materials are also being freely distributed across the nation.
Omveer said they decided to give their baby that name because they appreciate the value of the hand wash and how it is presently being used to protect everyone.
"We have named our baby Sanitiser because it is being used by everyone at present to deter the spread of germs on our hands," he said.
It should be noted that the baby was born on Sunday, 12 April at a hospital in Saharanpur district.
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Meanwhile, another Indian couple also named their newborn twins Corona and Covid as they were born during the coronavirus pandemic.
The couple said the names would remind them about all the hardships they conquered amid the lockdown, ahead of successful delivery on March 27 at a government hospital in Raipur.
It was gathered that the couple said they may change their decision later and rename their kids.
The mother of the twins, identified as Preeti Verma, said she had her baby after several difficulties prior to the delivery.
The 27-year-old woman said:
"I was blessed with the twins - a boy and a girl - in the early hours on March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now."
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