Alert Railwayman Mayur Shelke Saves Child's Life As High-Speed Train Approaches

INDIA Team Latestly|

A railway official in Maharashtra risked his life to save a child who fell on the tracks as a train was approaching the platform. The incident took place in Vangani railway station on April 17. In CCTV footage shared by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, a child is seen walking with another person on a deserted rail platform. The child, holding the person's hand, is on the edge of the platform when he suddenly loses his balance & falls onto the tracks. Right then, railway pointsman Mayur Shelke is seen running towards the child, trying to get to him before a speeding train seen in the backdrop. Shelke manages to rescue the child & jump onto the platform just in time. Piyush Goyal shared the video and spoke to Shelke & praised him for his bravery & courage. Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, praised the railway pointsman's bravery in a tweet. Actor R Madhavan also took to Twitter to share a note of appreciation for the "true life hero".

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