Baba Ka Dhaba proprietor Kanta Prasad, who grew to become well-known in a single day after his video went viral on social media, has closed his new restaurant after heavy losses. After six months of fame, the previous couple is again to their roadside eatery in south Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, desperately ready for purchasers.
Baba Ka Dhaba grew to become well-known in a single day
Last yr, YouTuber Gaurav Wasan had shared a video of Kanta Prasad, proprietor of Baba Ka Dhaba and his spouse Badaami Devi struggling to make ends meet of their roadside eatery. After the video went viral, their luck modified as they grew to become well-known in a single day. The viral video led to hundreds of individuals making enormous strains outdoors the eatery to purchase their meals. Apart from this, a lot of folks additionally got here ahead to assist him.
Baba Ka Dhaba duo opened new restaurant
After getting monetary assist, Kanta Prasad closed the Dhaba and opened a restaurant in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar. Baba had employed a prepare dinner and a waiter within the new restaurant. CCTV cameras have been additionally put in within the restaurant for safety.
Restaurant closed after heavy loss
As per a Hindustan Times report, the brand new restaurant of Baba Ka Dhaba proprietor Kanta Prasad shut down in February after heavy losses. Kanta Prasad had spent about Rs 5 lakh to open the restaurant. While the month-to-month expenditure of the restaurant was round Rs 1 lakh, the common month-to-month gross sales by no means exceeded Rs 40,000.
The bills of Kanta Prasad included Rs 35,000 for restaurant hire, Rs 36,000 for wage of three workers and Rs 15,000 for ration, electrical energy and water. Gradually, the variety of prospects going to the restaurant decreased and the price of the restaurant began growing. After this, Kanta Prasad Baba needed to shut his restaurant.
Crowd disappeared from Baba Ka Dhaba
After closing the restaurant, Kanta Prasad has as soon as once more returned to the identical place the place he used to run the Dhaba earlier. Last yr, after the video went viral, there was a 10-fold bounce within the gross sales of Baba ka Dhaba and other people used to face in line to eat meals on the Dhaba. But now, there was an enormous decline and their earnings have additionally diminished significantly.
“The each day footfalls at our Dhaba have declined due to the continued Covid lockdown, and our each day gross sales have come down from Rs 3,500 earlier than the lockdown to Rs 1,000 now. The earnings shouldn’t be ample for our household of eight,” Hindustan Times quoted Kanta Prasad as saying.
Cheating grievance towards YouTuber
Prasad had filed a dishonest grievance towards YouTuber Gaurav Wasan for allegedly misappropriating the donation he had obtained in his checking account. He had claimed that Wasan had deliberately shared solely his and his household/mates checking account particulars and cell numbers with the donors so as to obtain cash by totally different mode of funds.