In a row of incidents, a Bengaluru cop stop the President of India and his convoy to pave way to an ambulance in emergency and has managed to win the heart of social media all over.
While the police department and the President’s office is absolutely impressed by his gesture, the netizens made sure to make him as popular for good as they can.
In a report by India Times, the traffic cop deployed at Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle made way for an ambulance even as a convoy of the President of India was to pass through a busy junction.
Ahead of the inauguration of the city’s Green Metro line, sub-inspector M L Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance trying to find a way towards a private hospital near HAL.
At that moment, Nijalingappa took the call to get coast cleared for the ambulance. Not even the first citizen of the country could influence his decision.
Have a look at the shower of praises the fit officer received from the department and the netizens:
— DCP Traffic East (@DCPTrEastBCP) June 18, 2017
— Praveen Sood IPS (@CPBlr) June 18, 2017
We need more officers like him.. Thank you for your service sir…
— Manohar Kaushik (@clicktokaushik) June 19, 2017
Need such persons more who contribute to the society. Salute to him.
— Dipanjan Dutta (@dips_dutta) June 18, 2017
It’s everyone’s duty. The way this news has gained attention only shows what happens most of the time in these cases. Kudos to the officer!
— SK (@indian_i_am) June 18, 2017
Well done. A life is more important than anything . Congrats. And a big salute to Nijalingappa for his humanity.
— Rejith Vengalam (@RejithVengalam) June 18, 2017
Deputy Commissioner of Police -Traffic East Division, Bengaluru City Abhei Goyal later took to Twitter to praise Nijalingappa’s presence of mind.
M.L. Nijalingappa has set an example for officials across the country!