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Eerie female 'ghost' enforces lockdown in India


Posted on Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 | Comment icon 7 comments

You wouldn't want to run into her on a dark night... Image Credit: Twitter / Ashok Mahapatra
A ghostly costumed figure has been scaring residents into staying indoors in the Indian village of Odisha.
Back on April 17th, we covered the story of volunteers dressing up as ghosts in Indonesia's Kepuh village in an attempt to scare people into complying with the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

It's an idea that seems to have been getting around, as it has since been reported that a woman in India has been doing pretty much the same thing while dressed up as a specter.

With long black hair, chalk-white skin and a black flowing sari, the woman has turned more than a few heads recently and according to reports, has proven quite effective at eliciting compliance.
She was allegedly hired by the village council to help support efforts to enforce lockdown.

"This does seem like a scene from a comedy horror film!" said film director Madhureeta Anand.

"Full marks for creativity to the person who thought about this. We also need to educate people so that they do not take the pandemic lightly and do not fall for rumors."



Source: Hindustan Times | Comments (7)


Tags: Ghost, India


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Desertrat56 on 12 May, 2020, 15:18
I wonder how people would react if someone in NY City dressed up as Freddie Krooger and walked the streets at night with some kind of ax or what ever the movie used. 
Comment icon #2 Posted by Piney on 12 May, 2020, 15:49
LMAO!!! We now know your not a fan!! LOL!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by Desertrat56 on 12 May, 2020, 15:52
I know how you could tell.  I laughed my head off when I heard about the movie where Freddie Krooger and that other character from another horror franchise, Jason, met in space and fought.  I didn't watch it though.  When I was a kid it might have worked in my neighborhood if a woman dressed up like La Llorona, clutching a baby doll and ran up and down the streets screaming.  But I don't think that would work nowadays.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Piney on 12 May, 2020, 15:56
Freddy vs. Jason was funnier than Jason in outer space.  Jason in outer space actually sucked!  My mountain lion Nagual/ Skinwalker routine probably would of worked good in your neighborhood too.  
Comment icon #5 Posted by Desertrat56 on 12 May, 2020, 16:00
Nowadays it would have to be a scary looking teenager driving a Honda with extra large tires and a hydraulic lift under the back axle with rap music and a very large woofer (earthquake large) driving slowly up and down the streets.  That would keep almost everyone inside.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Jon the frog on 12 May, 2020, 17:09
That's a bit funny !
Comment icon #7 Posted by kel_kel on 17 May, 2020, 8:33
Nobody in New York is dumb enough to think that's real, but it would be funny if somebody did dress up


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