Desi parents who are often strict, uncompromising and at times a tad bit dramatic have suddenly decided to be the chillest beings around as the world scrambles to handle the coronavirus pandemic.
The denial is real, as is the struggle. Here are a few cases:
Honestly the hardest thing to do right now is to convince desi parents to take precautions. Qasam se sun'ne ko hi nahi raazi, routine life chal rahi hai.. koi kisi ko tension he nahi hai, jab kuch bolo toh
"Humhen nahi hota ye corona worona" 🙄
— Fahad Niazi (@Faadii00) March 17, 2020
corona is getting serious maybe we should start taking some preventive measures i want a mask, sanitizer, glov…
desi parents: pic.twitter.com/okh3XW4OY6
— who stole my sanitizer? (@drop0ut__) March 16, 2020
Desi parents in the time of corona, I can't. Smh. pic.twitter.com/qoojl8ahg4
— Hafsa Khawaja (@Hafsa_Khawaja) March 13, 2020
Brown parents are way too unserious about shit man, told my mom I should get tested for Corona and she asked me to focus on the test I got on Tuesday #boards
— Kashish Mishra (@Kashish37935726) March 15, 2020
Does anyone have parents that won’t take Corona seriously coping mechanisms? Extra points if you understand brown people. I’m really upset
— noor mir (@thedronalisa) March 15, 2020
— Irsa Aslam (@I_IrsaChaudhory) March 16, 2020
Brown parents: “It’s cause you on that damn phone all the time”
— Hamza (@HamzaRavat) March 16, 2020
Desi parents be like : Corona kuch nae hay raat ko time pey sou subha jaldi uth k namaz parho sab set hou jaye ga.
— Malaika (@Me__Maya) March 16, 2020
Mum dad be okay with going out for family dawats but the minute I mention meeting my friends tab corona phel jata hai. Ajeeb desi parents with their ajeeb desi double standards.
— Hasma (@hachu_machu) March 16, 2020
Brown Parents: Maybe if you became a Doctor you’d be able to help out with the Corona Virus.
— Prema (@PremaSaha) March 14, 2020