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TN Chief Minister felicitate woman police officer who saved man during Chennai rains

- November 12, 2021

Chennai, Nov 12 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Friday felicitated the Woman police inspector of the state police, E. Rajeswari who carried a person, Udhayakumar who was unconscious and found under a tree at a cemetery during Chennai rains.

The Chief Minister felicitated the woman police officer at his camp office in the presence of senior Police officers of Tamil Nadu. Stalin in a message of appreciation handed over to Rajeswari underlined that she had realized the importance of the ‘golden hour’ and rushed the patient to the hospital.

The message also said that the sense of commitment and expression of compassion of the uniformed personal were commendable. The Chief Minister in the message also mentioned her act of rescuing several persons during a stampede in Mahamaham in Kumbakonam in 1992.

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in the message said,” Your actions on several occasions have been a helping hand of the police for the downtrodden. Your recurring acts of rescuing destitute women and admitting them to government homes and bravely facing persons in conflict with the law have rightly received commendations from senior police officers and words of praise from the general public.”

Stalin also said that Rajeswari’s timely action had drawn appreciation for the Tamil Nadu police and had added to its reputation. He said, “ As the Chief Minister who also heads the Police department and as someone, who visited the people continuously during the natural disasters to enquire into their needs, I extend my congratulations for your humanitarian act.”

It may be noted that the woman inspector, Rajeswari was informed of the plight of Udhayakumar from the Police control room that a person was found under a fallen tree at a cemetery in Kilpauk, she and her team rushed to the spot.

The agile police inspector found that the person, Udhyakumar was unconscious and that he was breathing. She immediately carried the person on her shoulders and put him in an autorickshaw and directed them to Kilpauk general hospital.

The action of the agile inspector was well accepted by social media and Rajeswari became a star in a day. However sadly, Udhayakumar died on Friday at the hospital.

Tamil Nadu DGP, C. Sylendra Kumar, and Chennai city police commissioner Shankar Jiswal were present during the function.