Chennai Floods: What Inspector Rajeshwari said about her heroic viral video
Chennai is currently being battered by massive rainfall and flooding. Amid multiple rescue operations, a video of Inspector Rajeshwari is going viral and Twitter is calling her a star.
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Chennai is currently being battered by massive rainfall and flooding. Amid multiple rescue operations, a video of Inspector Rajeshwari, a police officer from Chennai is going viral. The video shows Inspector Rajeshwari rescuing an unconscious man named Udaya at a cemetery in the TP Chatram area of Chennai by carrying him on her shoulders and searching for an auto to send him to a hospital.
First, watch the video:
TP Chatram Police Station Inspector Rajeshwari carried a man named Udayakumar, who was found lying unconscious at a cemetery, and rushed him to a nearby hospital in an auto. #ChennaiRains #ChennaiRains2021 #TamilNaduRains #ChennaiPolice pic.twitter.com/UzBmKub8xI— Shilpa (@Shilpa1308) November 11, 2021
WHAT RAJESHWARI SAID: Inspector Rajeshwari told ANI, "I gave [him] first aid, after which I carried him. An auto came there; we sent him to the hospital. I visited the hospital, his mother was there. I assured them to not worry and told them that the police department would support them. The doctor said that treatment is on and that there is nothing to worry about."
I gave first aid after which I carried him. An auto came there, we sent him to hospital. I visited the hospital, his mother was there. I assured them to not worry&that Police dept will support them. Doctor said that treatment is on & there's nothing to worry: Inspector Rajeshwari pic.twitter.com/0SsTuWeMCG— ANI (@ANI) November 11, 2021
HOW TWITTER REACTED: Soon after the video went viral, Twitter applauded Inspector Rajeswari for her strength and her efforts to save the man's life. Here are some reactions:
Salute to this lady Inspector, Tamilnadu Police. Inspector #Rajeshwari carried a man named Udayakumar, who was found lying unconscious & rushed him to a nearby hospital in an auto. Madam we need more like u. Jai Hind#ChennaiRains #TamilNaduRains #ChennaiPolice #DishaParmar pic.twitter.com/sFYnB3oIS1— SINGH???????? (@Mountain_Feel) November 11, 2021
Inspector E Rajeshwari has always been a star. She was part of the investigations that booked more than a dozen men who raped a hearing impaired Chennai girl in 2018. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/h8ihYRtJi7— Divya Chandrababu (@bydivyac) November 11, 2021
I just now Called Madam Mrs #RajeshWari.Inspector of Police @chennaipolice_ @tnpoliceoffl & Congratulated Her for her Humane Policing & Selfless Service to the Society. I Humbly Request @CMOTamilnadu to Reward this Good Samaritan Lady inspector. Hats off to Police Personals.?? pic.twitter.com/diXdPAiB8b— C.Rajashekaran’s Official Account (@irajashekaran) November 11, 2021
CHENNAI RAINS: On November 10, the Indian Meteorological Department announced that the well-marked low pressure area over central parts of south Bay of Bengal had moved west-northwestwards and concentrated into a depression. The weather system is likely to cross north Tamil Nadu and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts between Karaikal and Sriharikota, close to the north of Puducherry, by the evening of November 11, the meteorological department said.
Chennai floods 2021. Photo: Getty Images
As a result, it is expected to rain in Tamil Nadu all through Novemebr 11 and 12. (READ MORE HERE: Tamil Nadu rain: Several areas waterlogged in Chennai, red alert in 20 districts | Top points)