Amritsar Police buy entire stock from old vegetable seller during coronavirus curfew; Punjab CM reacts

They were also seen santising his hands

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!"

 The Chief Minister re-tweeted the video, and wrote: "Well done! 

The video was widely appreciated online. 

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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.

Also read: Coronavirus: Police wield the stick to implement curfew in Punjab

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".

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