It’s overwhelming to see videos of people being kind and compassionate towards others. They do restore our faith in humanity. One such act of generosity is gaining a lot of appreciation on social media. Seeing a street food vendor opening his heart to the needy is one delightful thing on the internet today. It is a video posted on Instagram by a food vlogger named Rajat Upashya. The clip opens with the street food vendor, Manoj, engaging in a conversation with a cobbler. To start with, first, Manoj asks the cobbler about his job and whether he earns enough in a day. Revealing his profession, the cobbler says that he polishes shoes at Nehru Place (in New Delhi) for a livelihood. The next thing we see is Manoj serving food on a platter. He puts chapatis, rice and dal on a plate for the cobbler and hands it over to him. Not just this, but Manoj also asks him to visit his shop often whenever he feels hungry or needs food. The vendor says that he will provide the cobbler with free food whenever he will come over.
Addressing him as “beta,” Manoj states that he runs the food stall daily at the same place in the afternoon.
Manoj’s act of kindness is being appreciated by the masses on social media. The video has received over 2.6 million views on Instagram.
A user wrote, “Itna kehna hi bohot badi baat hain… har koi bol bhi nahi paata ye [Saying this much is more than enough, not everyone has the guts to even say this.]”
Another stated, “Bhai, aadmi paiso se nahi dil se ameer hota hain. [A person is not rich when he has a lot of money, but he is rich when he has a good heart.]”
“Manoj bhai, aapka dil bohot bada hain. Love you, Manoj bhai. [Manoj bhai, you really have a big heart. Love you],” read a comment.