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Watch: Sari-clad robot mannequin provides sanitiser to customers

A Tamil Nadu shop came up with an innovative idea during the coronavirus pandemic. They turned a sari-clad mannequin into a robot which now provides sanitisers to customers

Chennai: While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to take extra care and protective measures to prevent themselves from contracting the virus, a shop owner in Tamil Nadu has found a creative way to ensure customers' safety as well as its staff.

A clip of a sari-clad robot mannequin walking around with a sanitiser in her hand is going viral on social media. Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sudha Ramen shared this video on Twitter. In the 44-second video, the automated robot is going around the shop and offering sanitiser to the customers.

The video of the robot went viral on Twitter and has gained several reactions from netizens. Industrialist Harsh Goenka also shared it with the caption, “Two-in-one: She models for the saris and provides sanitizers.”