A video of residents welcoming a doctor in Bengaluru with loud cheer and applause after she returned from treating Covid-19 patients has gone viral on social media for all the right reasons.
The video shows Dr Vijayashree being welcomed with a loud round of applause by the residents of an apartment building in Bengaluru. Moved by the gesture, the doctor, who works at MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in the city, broke down in tears.
Watch the video here:
ಕಣ್ಣಿಗೆ ಕಾಣುವ ದೇವರು!
Dr. Vijayashree of Bengaluru received a heroic welcome when she returned home after tending to #COVID19 patients in MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital.
— M Goutham Kumar (@BBMP_MAYOR) May 2, 2020
Bangalore Mayor M Goutham Kumar shared the clip on Twitter and wrote, “Dr Vijayashree of Bengaluru received a heroic welcome when she returned home after tending to Covid-19 patients in MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital. A big thank you to all the #CoronaWarriors working selflessly on the frontline of this pandemic. We salute you,”.
Many who came across the video appreciated the neighbours for the kind gesture, others also joined to salute the doctor and her efforts during the pandemic. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
Great gesture!! Salute to Dr Vijayshree🙏🙏🙏 #CoronaWarriors
— Jyoti Dindurle (@jyotimdindurle) May 3, 2020
Heart warming ❤️💕
— Suresh@Unofficial (@SureshUnoffici1) May 3, 2020
Good to see such support to our warriors
— Bheemasen (@Bheemasen12) May 3, 2020
Superb 👌. Great gesture by public.
— Vishwanath Shetty (@VishKodlady) May 3, 2020
Grand salute 🙏🏻👏🏻
— Manish (@Manishc2016) May 3, 2020
Dr.vijayashree madam thank you 🙏🙏🙏🙏
Real hero’s thank you 👏👏👏
— Jayanth (@jaychandran_a) May 3, 2020
May be this is the awesome moment of her life. Great work.
— Shivaraj B M (@Shiva2105) May 3, 2020
We salute u
Similarly, in an attempt to show gratitude to the country’s healthcare workers engaged in the fight against Covid-19, the armed forces on Sunday held an array of “special activities” including military band displays and flypasts to shower flower petals on hospitals treating coronavirus patients.