Policewoman fetches milk from her house for hungry child on Shramik train, Twitter applauds
A woman police officer, who fetched milk from her home for a four-month-old baby travelling in a Shramik Special train, has drawn applauds on social media.
Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Railway Protection Force, Sushila Badaik, was on duty when the Bengaluru-Gorakhpur train reached Hatia railway station.
A woman passenger informed the ASI that her baby was hungry.
Badaik went home by her two-wheeler, fetched a bottle of warm milk and handed it over to the woman, identified as Mehrunisha, who was returning home to Madhubani.
“The baby was crying, and I rushed to fetch milk,” a railway official quoted the ASI as saying about the incident that occurred on Sunday.
The tweet @Mann Ki Baat Updates also tagged a headline of the motherly gesture on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Railways also posted a video of the news clip in its twitter handle.
Here’s how netizens reacted:
Hailing the Good Samaritan, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted: ‘Proud of ASI Sushila Badaik as her action showed humanity and commitment’.