As Chennai tackles waterlogging because of heavy rain over the previous few days, a girl police inspector has set an instance by main rescue work from the entrance.
A video of Rajeswari, a police inspector with Chennai’s TP Chatram Police Station, carrying an unconscious man on her shoulders after which making certain his fast evacuation tells the story of obligation, empathy and of a metropolis coming collectively.
The video, tweeted by information company ANI, begins with Ms Rajeswari overseeing rescue work hands-on in a waterlogged space. As rescue crew reduce branches of a tree felled by robust winds, Ms Rajeswari, trousers rolled up, is seen pulling on the felled branches to get them out of the best way.
#WATCH | Chennai, Tamil Nadu: TP Chatram Police Station’s Inspector Rajeshwari carries an unconscious man, on her shoulders, to an autorickshaw in a bid to hurry him to a close-by hospital.
Chennai is going through waterlogging because of incessant rainfall right here.
(Video Supply: Police workers) pic.twitter.com/zrMInTqH9f
— ANI (@ANI) November 11, 2021
The video then reveals an unconscious man by the roadside. With the rescue employees’ assist, the lady police inspector carries the person on her shoulders and begins on the lookout for a car that may take him to security. An auto is noticed and Ms Rajeswari carries the person to the three-wheeler, consistently giving directions to the rescue employees accompanying her. She places the unconscious man on the rear seat of the three wheeler and because the car drives away, the policewoman turns again to her job of clearing the realm within the tough climate.
The video acquired a thumbs-up on social media, with folks lauding the officer’s sense of obligation within the powerful occasions.
Talking to the ANI later, the lady officer mentioned, “I gave first help after which I carried him. An auto got here there, we despatched him to hospital. I visited the hospital, his mom was there. I assured them to not fear and that the police division will assist them. The physician mentioned that remedy is on and there is nothing to fret.”
Heavy rain hammered a number of Tamil Nadu districts final evening and this morning, notably the northern districts. Not less than 14 folks have died in rain-related incidents, a senior official advised ANI this morning.
Extra rainfall has been forecast for Chennai and 7 Tamil Nadu districts, and Puducherry. Alerts are in place for Tiruvallur, Ranipet, Vellore, Tirupattur, Tiruvannamalai, Kallakurichi, and Salem, in addition to Chennai.
An officer of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive mentioned they’ve deployed 11 groups in Tamil Nadu and two in Puducherry, and 5 extra are on standby.