Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, March 24
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday commended the Punjab Police for their "heart of gold".
The Punjab Police shared a video on Twitter, where they were seen helping an old vegetable seller.
In the video, the Amristar rural police bought the entire stock and sent the seller home.
They were also seen santising his hands.
Along with the one-minute clip, they wrote: " Superheroes with a heart of gold! Asr Rural Police bought entire stock from a vegetable seller, to sell it themselves-cuz duty asked them to send the seller home,while humanity said that he couldn’t go empty handed!"
#SaddeSuperhero— Amritsar Rural Police (@PPASRR2) March 24, 2020
Superheroes with a heart of gold!
Asr Rural Police bought entire stock from a vegetable seller,to sell it themselves-cuz duty asked them to send the seller home,while humanity said that he couldn’t go empty handed!@DGPPunjabPolice@PunjabPoliceInd pic.twitter.com/u3EkH6j3nx
The Chief Minister re-tweeted the video, and wrote: "Well done!
The video was widely appreciated online.
Always proud of Punjab Police. You people are real Heroes— Inderjeet Singh (@inderjeetasr) March 24, 2020
Great— Varun (@varunclock) March 24, 2020
Appreciable Sir🙏— Dinesh Dalmia (@dineshh999) March 24, 2020
Lovely. Salutes!— प्रणव राणा (@pranavrana89) March 24, 2020
Meanwhile, Punjab Police punished those violating the curfew in the state, which has been enforced to prevent the spread of coronavirus—but Chandigarh Police in Sector-17 were seen lending a helping hand.
The police were seen distributing food packets to "safai karmacharis", who have been working around clock to sanitise the markets.
On one hand, a crackdown was seen on the violators, while the other offered food packets to laborers and "safai karmacharis".