As temperatures rise, individuals are attempting varied issues to beat the warmth. But one resident in Ahmedabad got here up with a novel methodology to maintain his automotive cool in the summertime: he allegedly coated it fully with cow dung. Photos of the ‘cooling hack’ had been shared on Facebook and so they shortly went viral.
Facebook consumer Rupesh Gauranga Das, who shared the pictures, wrote, “Best use of cow dung I’ve ever seen.” He stated they pictures had been taken in Ahmedabad, and added, “To counter 45 levels warmth temperatures and defend automotive from getting sizzling Mrs. Sejal shah has plastered her automotive with cow dung. Getting cool 😎”
The two pictures confirmed that the sedan had been fully coated with cow dung.
While the consumer who posted the photograph on-line stated he noticed it in Ahmedabad, it’s registration document says it’s primarily based in central Mumbai and registered within the title of Ramniklal Shah.
While the put up left many intrigued, others wished to know the way the occupants of the car would take care of the odour from the cow dung. There had been some who additionally requested how a lot the layer of cow dung cooled the car.
After the pictures went viral, information company ANI met the proprietor of the automotive, Sejal Shah who claimed the automotive is “cool with out even air-conditioning”.
“It not solely retains my automotive cool but in addition helps in stopping air pollution. The dangerous gases which can be launched whereas we use automotive AC improve the temperatures and contribute to international warming. I drive my automotive switching off the AC because the cow-dung retains it cool,” Sejal Shah instructed ANI.
Gujarat: Sejal Shah, a resident of Ahmedabad has coated her automotive with cow dung to beat the warmth, says,’ The warmth was getting insufferable. I’ve used cow dung in my home for flooring & from that have I considered doing one thing with my automotive.’ pic.twitter.com/xTLFhbzX8h
– ANI (@ANI) May 24, 2019
“I received this concept as I used to place cow-dung on the ground and partitions of my home. It retains the home cool. Hence I made a decision to place it over my automotive,” she stated.
Traditionally, in rural India, there’s a widespread follow of making use of cow dung on flooring and partitions permitting it to dry, as it’s believed that coating it makes the construction stay heat in winters and chilly in summers. Also, as it’s a thought to be a pure disinfectant and mosquito repellent, the follow is kind of widespread in villages.