A video of a Canadian Sikh man’s Covid jab Bhangra celebrations on a frozen lake go viral, and he is seen dancing to the infectious sounds of the dhol.
Gurdeep Pandher from Yukon, made his uplifting, heartwarming video and shared his delight on being vaccinated on YouTube. He’s since received oodles of praise for spreading joy through the traditional dance from the Punjab region.
“Yesterday, I received my Covid-19 vaccine,” he said in the caption on the YouTube video.
“Then I went to a frozen lake to dance Bhangra on it for joy, hope and positivity, which I’m forwarding across Canada and beyond for everyone’s health and wellbeing.”
Mr Pandher has been sharing videos of himself dancing around the frozen Yukon throughout the pandemic, in an attempt to spread hope and happiness.
Talking about getting the jab, Mr Pandher said that the vaccine went “wonderfully” and he “did not even feel it.”
“Even after the vaccine, I felt okay,” he said.
Mr Pandher has lived in Yukon, the first capital in Canada to offer vaccines to everyone aged 18 and older, for a decade.
He said: “You know sometimes we see in social media, or other platforms, people are concerned about the vaccine. But I did not feel anything like that. And then I went to a frozen lake in the Yukon to dance Bhangra.
“It was an awesome experience, just to celebrate it and share the joy with the world.”