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Aug 25, 2020

Class 9 student from Manipur develops mobile game ‘Coroboi’ amid Covid-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 lockdown has been especially hard for the school going children across the country. However, a 13-year old boy from Manipur has shown that the lockdown period could be a perfect opportunity to unleash the creativity and explore innovative ways.

The 9th Standard Student- Baldeep Ningthoujam has developed a mobile game named Coroboi amid COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown which became a popular android based game worldwide. The game which was launched three days back in google play store has become one of the most popular search and download games.

AIR correspondent reports, the theme of the game-Coroboi is Coronavirus and Lockdown. According to the deion of the mobile game app,  a boy from India named Coroboi is stranded and wants to return home. Wearing a cloth on his neck and a Mask, he will run towards his goal earning points during his journey. The game was launched on the 21st of this month and more than 20 thousand users had downloaded the game till yesterday. It has already made a record to become number two trending mobile game app in google play store.

Speaking to AIR News, Baldeep said that everyone can utilize the free time during the lockdown in a very innovative way staying at home safe from Coronavirus.

Baldeep is now concentrating to expand the feature of his mobile game app and the game is expected to be available in iOS and online. The innovative way of this young boy has shown the nation that everyone can explore new ideas and engage in his own passion while staying at home safely during the COVID-19. 

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