Chhattisgarh: These young men have sworn to be ‘rakshak’ for lives

Raipur, Chhattisgarh: A group of five friends in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur are setting an example for the humankind with their passion for helping the needy.

In case, an accident takes place, these youth can be seen escorting the injured to the hospital on any available vehicle. They do not even wait for an ambulance.

Raksha Bandhan resolution

With an unshakeable resolve to save lives, the group, on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan has decided to make the timely treatment of injured as their prime objective.

On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the friends who live in Raipur’s Handipara area, are spreading the positive message of helping people.

Not only do they help accident victims on the spot, but they also give their mobile numbers to people nearby so that they can contact them in case of emergencies.

In June, Komal Kumar Sen, Sheetal Sen and Rohit Meshram — members from the group — had rushed Ramesh Mishra of Brahmanpara to Ambedkar Hospital after he was seriously injured in a road accident. They were given a reward of Rs 5000 by the collector. Komal Kumar Sen said that their group also includes Satish Verma and Rajat Kashi.

Since then they have helped another half a dozen injured people and rushed them to the hospital.

Setting an example for others

Inspired by the five friends, Roshanlal Sahu and Suraj Yadav of village Budhera have also rushed an injured to the hospital and won a reward of Rs 5000. They say that it is good to help others. Moreover, they can be seen counselling people in their village urging them to help others in need.

(Story by Asgar Khan)