CRPF personnel in Srinagar feeds specially-abled child, video goes viral

SRINAGAR: In a heart-warming video, a CRPF personnel was seen feeding a specially-abled child, on the streets, with home-cooked food. 

Incidentally, Iqbal Singh was driving a vehicle in the CRPF convoy on which a terror attack took place in Pulwama on February 14 in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred. Iqbal Singh played a crucial role in saving the lives of many CRPF personnel injured in the attack.

Singh was on duty at Nawakadal, Downtown, Srinagar. Speaking on the incident, Singh said that while he was having his lunch, he saw a kid who was hungry. He gave his food to the kid only to realise later that the kid seemed to have "paralysis" and was unable to eat by himself. So Singh fed the kid with his hands. During that process, the video was shot.

In the video, the personnel feeds the child, wearing a black shirt and pant, from a lunch box. He also goes on to wipe the face of the boy with his hand, and later makes him drink water from a glass.

For this humane and selfless act, the CRPF DG is pleased to award Singh with DG's Disc and Commendation certificate. The video, titled 'We care', was posted by the state police on their Twitter account on Monday.

CRPF Twitter handle tweeted, ""Humanity is the mother of all religions"

HC Driver Iqbal Singh of 49 Bn Srinagar Sector CRPF deployed on LO duty feeds a paralysed Kashmiri kid in Nawakadal area of Srinagar. In the end, asks him "Do you need water?" "Valour and compassion are two sides of the same coin".

The video has gone viral on micro-blogging site, Twitter and the twitterati also praised the cop.



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