Woman, 77, gets a birthday surprise from Mumbai Police. Twitter is divided
The cops from the Khar Police Station wanted to make sure that Joshi didn’t feel lonely on her special day.Updated: Jul 14, 2019 16:53 IST
Kumud Joshi, a 77-year-old woman who lives alone in Khar, was certainly in for a surprise when officers of Mumbai police decided to pay her a visit. The police officials landed at her doorsteps on her birthday to celebrate the day with her. The cops from Khar Police Station wanted to make sure that Joshi didn’t feel lonely on her special day.
“77 year old Kumud Joshi ji lives alone in Khar but officials of Khar police station make sure she’s never lonely!” the department tweeted. “We tried to make her birthday special, you can send in your wishes too with #HBDKumudJi and we will make sure each wish reaches her,” they further wrote.
77 year old Kumud Joshi ji lives alone in Khar but officials of Khar police station make sure she’s never lonely! We tried to make her birthday special, you can send in your wishes too with #HBDKumudJi and we will make sure each wish reaches her pic.twitter.com/8kIMzEqO6G— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) July 13, 2019
Tweeple took note of the post and praised the officers for their efforts. Of course, many wished Kumud Joshi a happy birthday.
Very sweet. #HBDKumudji 💐💐🎂— Sucheta Dalal (@suchetadalal) July 14, 2019
Excellent Work Sir We Proud Of You😊— Ashish (@Ashish60886230) July 13, 2019
Birthday pranaam..jai maharashtra.— ASHISHSINH BANERJI..MAXLIFE#BAJAJ ALLIANZ (@ashonny62) July 13, 2019
Team and humane spirit.
The best police team in india..our aamchi mumbai ..friends
Heartwarming @MumbaiPolice— Inder Pratap (@inder1957) July 14, 2019
What a remarkable honour to the uniform. Police forces from other States should learn from you.
Some people, however, raised concerns about Mumbai Police tweeting about 77-year-old Joshi. Here’s what they tweeted:
This is a great initiative but you could try keeping her safe by not announcing to the world that she is a senior citizen who lives alone in Khar and also giving her full name. Come on guys, you can do better than this. 🙄— Jasmin Lord (@Jassalicious) July 13, 2019
A wonderful gesture for sure. But you have also increased her vulnerability by announcing to the world that she is living alone!— Kiran Uday Singh (@kiranudaysingh) July 13, 2019
What do you think of Mumbai Police’s gesture?