Amid the heavy downpour and congestion, video of a lone man putting efforts to lead three ambulances out of the traffic jam is winning hearts online. Along with public, Ace Actor Kamal Haasan uploaded a tweet in is official twitter handle, expressing his admiration over the individual named Jinnah, a bank manager.
On Thursday, parts of Tamil nadu capital witnessed heavy rains without much expectations. Mylapore is said to have witnessed heavy rains with areas such as T. Nagar, Alwarpet and Royapettah witnessing heavy rains. Pradeep, a weather blogger stated that Chennai broke its previous annual record of heavy rainfall which was seen in 2015, when the city faced a massive flooding.
The worst affected areas are the ones near coast. People who use social media shared te visuals of heavy rains that lashed Chennai. An intense traffic took place across the city with water logging in some of the main areas, blocking vehicles. Meanwile, the man, Jinnah, a bank manager, led the way for almost 4 kilometres in the rain for the ambulances stuck in Anna Salai.
The timely intervention of Jinnah who parked his two wheeler before leading the way, helped save the lives of the critically ill patients in the ambulances that were headed to Rajiv Gandhi government hospital, according to a report in India today. The selfeless act of Jinnah was recorded by the ambulance driver and was widely shared in the social media platforms.
IFS officer Sudha Ramen called him a “hero” and the wished that the new year would have more of such “humane and positive stories”. “Let this year be filled with more humanity and positive stories. Bank Manager Jinnah had cleared way for the ambulances on the New year Eve in Chennai. He had walked about 4kms till the ambulances reached the hospital. Hero” she said in her post.
Watch the video below :
Let this year be filled with more humanity and positive stories.
Bank Manager Jinnah had cleared way for the ambulances on the New year Eve in Chennai. He had walked about 4kms till the ambulances reached the hospital. Hero 👏pic.twitter.com/gzvBqPFVm8
— Sudha Ramen 🇮🇳 (@SudhaRamenIFS) January 1, 2022
Now, actor, director cum politician Kamal Haasan came up with a tweet in his official twitter handle to laud Jinnah for his selfless act. “That was a day when rain was pouring dangerously with vehicles blocked in all parts of the city. Jinna has made ways for life saving ambulances as a single man. Congratulations to him for acting as an example on how people with strength should act in a difficult situation” Kamal aasan said in his statement.
Check out his tweet below :
விபரீத அளவில் மழையும் பொழிந்து சென்னைச் சாலைப் போக்குவரத்தும் ஸ்தம்பித்து நின்ற நாள். உயிர் காக்கும் ஆம்புலன்ஸுக்கு ஒற்றை மனிதராக வழியேற்படுத்திக் கொடுத்திருக்கிறார் ஜின்னா. இக்கட்டான சமயத்தில்,திடமிருப்போர் எப்படிச் செயல்படவேண்டும் என்று வழிகாட்டியிருக்கும் அவருக்கு வாழ்த்துகள்.
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) January 3, 2022