Thalka News Bureau
New Delhi: Bangaluru has been praising a Police Sub Inspector who made way for an ambulance even as President of India's convoy was expected to pass by a busy junction for which not just the netizens but the Bengaluru police has also announced a reward for the PSI Nijlingappa for doing the right thing.
PSI Nijlingapa who was posted at the Trinity Circle was managing the traffic at the hevy junction. While traffic was blocked to make way for President Pranab Mukherjee's Convoy, Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance with its siren on indicting that it was an emergency. Without second thoughts, despite the fact that a VVIP's convoy was to pass by any moment, the sub-inspector decide to allow the ambulance on a priority basis.
On Saturday, President Pranab Mukherjee was in Bangaluru to inaugurate the Namma metro's Green Line stretch. In times when VIPs block traffic for their smooth travel and police receive backlash for blocking ambulance to let a VIP pass, Nijalingappa did what was right. He chose to save a life before allowing a VIP to pass by.
After the incident, Facebook and Twitter including pages of Bangaluru Traffic Police (BTO) are flooded wirh congratulatory and appreciation messages for the policeman. IPS Association too has appreciated the policeman for prioritising an ambulance before a VIP.