It is a common sight to see children and grown-ups alike run around, do exercises, yoga, and other physical activities in a district’s public park. It is a safe open space away from the busy streets in cities. However, have you ever been shooed away as a child and asked to play somewhere else by the adults in your locality?
A Redditor uploaded a video where a group of boys playing football in a public park was asked to leave by the localities’ elder men, who said that the park “bahar ke bacho ke liye nahi hai”, which resulted in a heated argument. Check it out:
Here are some of the reactions people had to the clip:
Many other youngsters shared similar experiences of them not being allowed to play in public parks:
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Some Redditors asserted that if it’s a public park, one should be allowed to use the space to play:
Others talked about the larger problem of there not being enough parks, to begin with, which affects children’s health and growth:
What’s your stance on this incident? Tell us in the comments section.