Indian Army personnel rescuing locals from a submerged area in Nagpur District
As citizens in Nagpur district were left stranded due to unprecedented rains, Indian Army rose up to the occasion and came to the rescue of the citizens in various submerged areas.
On August 29, as rains led to flooding, army troops at Kamptee Cantonment under the aegis of UMANG (Uttar Maharashtra and Gujarat) Sub Area rescued locals in submerged areas of Kuhi in Umrer Taluka. As requested by civil administration, UMANG Sub Area pressed two columns overnight for rescue and relief operations. The mobilised columns will assist the civil administration in rescuing local villagers.
The troops also rescued locals around Kamptee Cantonment, who were stranded due to massive release of water into Kanhan river, on August 29. The troops relentlessly worked on rescuing locals throughout the intervening night of August 29 to 30 to provide relief to the civilians residing in Gora Bazaar, Chhoti Ajni, Oothkhana and Godown Area.
Since the main supply of electricity had to be shut down to avoid electrocution, the troops provided the stranded locals with electricity produced through generators. They also provided the villagers with cooked meals and drinking water.
Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur
Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.
Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.
Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta.