Amid chilling tales of individuals and automobiles getting swept away in flood-hit Telangana, a heart-warning incident of an area corporator’s bravery – pulling a person out of flood waters in Hyderabad – has earned excessive reward on the web, together with Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao.
A video shared on Twitter reveals Corporator Swarnaraj Sivamani’s perform the daring rescue operation in the dead of night utilizing only a rope and cell phones for flash lights, with assist of locals.
In the 1.3-minute video, Mr Garu is seen utilizing a size of rope as a information and taking it to a person caught in the midst of a gushing stream of flood water. He then gently holds the person’s hand and guides him again to security. The video ends with chants of “Bharat Mata ki jai (Praises be upon Mother India)”.
Great job Swarnaraj Sivamani Garu👏 https://t.co/gpyt0ocENs
— KTR (@KTRTRS) October 15, 2020
As officers appreciated Mr Sivamani for his hands-on method, Minister KT Rama Rao, who has himself been visiting a number of flood-affected areas in Hyderabad, tweeted, “Great job Swarnaraj Sivamani Garu”.
While some expressed their gratitude in the direction of Mr Sivamani and referred to as him as “a great example of humanity and courage”, others – seemingly concerned in rescue works – saluted him for his hands-on method.
“While all are busy surveying with photos here is a corporator of Div-1 Swarnaraj Sivamani Garu, who risked his life and jumped with a rope to save a man who was stranded in the middle of floodwater. He and his team finally rescued him. He needs all appreciation,” tweeted Greensainikpuri.
Thirty-one folks have misplaced their lives in heavy rain in Hyderabad – amongst them a two-month-old child. At least 50 folks have died within the torrential rains and flash floods which have hit Telangana over the previous few days.
With aid works underway, town and different affected elements began limping in the direction of normalcy.
The state authorities has pegged the losses from the deluge at an estimated Rs 5,000 crore. Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekar Rao has urged the Centre to launch Rs 1,350 crore instantly in the direction of aid work and written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this connection.