Rain Water continue to wreak havoc in Maharashtra and the number of lives leaving the world toll has reached 40. NDRF and army personnel have so far evacuated four lakh people from Rain Water affected areas in the state. At the same time, a video of an army man and child is going viral on social media these days.
In this video of Maharashtra, a child first salutes an army soldier and then says that you do a great job. It is being told that this video is from a rescue in Water-hit village Gaonbagh in Maharashtra.
"Aap bohot achha kaam karte ho," the child said next after saluting the jawan. The jawan then shook hands with the child.
In another incident for showing gratitude for rescue, women in worst-hit Sangli tied rakhis to army and navy jawans.
See the twitteratis reaction to the video:
There are many incidents came to light. One of which is, a constable took two children on his shoulder during the rain in Kalyanpur village of Morbi district in Gujarat has been praised by many including Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The video of this brazen act of the constable has gone viral on social media. Constable Prithviraj Singh Jadeja is posted at Tankara Station. On Saturday, along with other cops, he reached Kalyanpur village where he came to know that 42 people, including 17 children, were stranded in the water due to continuous rains in the area.
When the constable came to know that the water level was increasing, they conducted a rescue with the local swimmers and villagers. They made temporary boats to evacuate people trapped there. However, Jadeja decided to evacuate the two children trapped there by taking on his shoulder. He took the children to a safe place by walking about 800 meters in water up to the knee.
A colleague of his said that Jadeja's leg also suffered injuries during this period. His colleague helped him provide first aid. The copsteam finally evacuated the stranded villagers and brought them to a safe place. Jadeja said, "Everything we did was our duty." The first thing that came to my mind was how to save 42 villagers, including 17 children. Due to increase in water level, all of them had taken shelter in one place in the village itself.