You might have all seen enough news were an ambulances have to stand in uncontrollable and immovable traffic due to VIPs and government officials’ arrival to a particular region.
They are rules such as Rs. 10,000 worth fine for those who do not pave way to the ambulance, no one really follows it nor does anyone take any action against it.
In recent, Strong decision of a Bengaluru cop stopping the President of India and his convoy to give way to an ambulance in emergency has managed to win the heart of social media all over.
According to source, even police department and the President’s offices are absolutely impressed by his gesture, and then comes netizens made sure to make him as popular for good as they can.
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.
President was in Bengaluru to inaugurate the city’s Green Metro line, sub-inspector M L Nijalingappa show an ambulance trying to find a way towards a private hospital near HAL.
In now time, Nijalingappa took the call to get coast cleared for the ambulance. Not even the first citizen of the country could influence his decision.
Police officials confirms that he was Awarded for his quick decision.
— DCP Traffic East (@DCPTrEastBCP) June 18, 2017
— Praveen Sood IPS (@CPBlr) June 18, 2017
Social Media Reaction :
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
Abhei Goyal, Deputy Commissioner of Police -Traffic East Division Bengaluru City later took to Twitter to praise Nijalingappa’s presence of mind which lead to outrage on internet praising M.L. Nijalingappa.
M.L. Nijalingappa has set an example for officials across the country!