Delhi Auto Driver jumps from bridge to save woman and a baby but ends up sacrificing his life

There are hardly very few people in this world who care about others as they think only about themselves most of the times. However, during an emergency situation, when a person is in big trouble, some people show big heart to help him or her, no matter what.

Likewise, this auto driver by the name of Pawan risked his own life only to save a woman and a baby from drowning but in the process, unfortunately, he ended up sacrificing his own life.

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What happened?

An Auto driver was returning home last Saturday after dropping off a passenger. On his way, he saw a woman carrying a baby in her arms standing on the edge of the bridge on the Meethapur canal, Delhi. Then he saw the woman jumping off the bridge with a baby, police said Wednesday.

Without even caring about his own life, Pawan left his auto and immediately jumped into the water to save the woman and the baby. Then he screamed for help from the passersby, then three people saw him and then formed a human chain.

Thankfully, woman and the child were safe but sadly, the passersby couldn’t save auto driver as he was swept away by strong currents. Cops are still looking for Pawan’s body. However, even after 4 days of searching operation, his body could not be found, the senior officer said.

The rescued woman and her son were rushed to the hospital and their condition is now stable as per the medical reports. According to the police, the woman tried to commit suicide with her baby after a quarrel with her husband.

The Youth salutes 30-year-old Pawan for leaping into action and saving an unknown woman and a child from drowning into the river.

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.