This Vendor's Reason To Give Free Pani Puri Worth Rs 40,000 Will Warm Your Heart

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A street vendor from the Kolar area in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal, offered pani puri worth Rs 40,000 for free, and the reason will warm your heart.

Anchal Gupta offered pani puri on the house to celebrate the birth of his girl child, sending a crucial message to a society that still discriminates against daughters.

“Beti hai, to kal hai (there is no future without daughters),” said Gupta in his message his customers, who thronged his stall for free pani puri on 13 September.

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'Always Wanted a Daughter'

Thirty-year-old Gupta, a Class 8 dropout, said he served pani puri worth Rs 40,000 for free, but the value did not matter to him as he was elated after the birth of his daughter.

"“The birth of the baby girl is a dream come true for me. Since I got married, I always wanted a daughter, but I was first blessed with a son two years back.“" - Anchal Gupta, 30, Pani Puri vendor, Bhopal

Hundreds gathered at the Kolar area and enjoyed the treat at Gupta’s stall. Many also congratulated him on the birth of his daughter and his heartfelt gesture.

However, as people thronged his stall, COVID-19 protocols went for a toss over the excitement of free pani puri.

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