A dancer of Indian origin converted his dance classes into bhangra-exercise online classes during a lockdown enforced by the Coronavirus, which impressed UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to give him the Points of Light honor Have done. Rajiv Gupta conducted free online bhangra-exercise classes during lockdown with the aim of keeping people healthy.
Gupta believes that performing Bhangra, a traditional Indian dance with high tempo and high beat, also helps in exercise. With this spirit, he started taking Bhangra-exercise classes on social media forums. As a result, he was awarded the Point of Light honor last week. People who bring changes in society are given this honor by the Prime Minister of Britain.
Britain's Prime Minister Johnson said in a letter to Gupta, "Over the past few months, there has been an exchange of energy among those attending your online Bhangra classes. The Corona virus has encouraged thousands of people living at home during our war. " He said, "You have proved to be the point of light for many people in this difficult time."
Prime Minister Johnson has earlier expressed his love for Bhangra and other forms of Indian dance performed at marriage ceremonies in India. His former wife Marina Wheeler's mother Deep Kaur was related to Punjab. Gupta said, "I am feeling proud by helping people with my Bhangra-exercise classes during lockdown." He said, "I am truly grateful for this honor. It would have such a big impact, I did not think that. "
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