Updated: April 7, 2021 12:26:03 pm
As many stepped out to vote today, a picture of an Andhra Pradesh police constable holding a baby, as the mother went inside the voting booth has gone viral on social media.
The photograph, which has been shared by the official Twitter account of Andhra Pradesh police, features the uniformed cop, deployed outside the voting booth in Tamil Nadu, holding a one-month-old baby.
“AP Police’s humane face at Tamil Nadu Elections. Anantapur police constable deployed for Elections 2021 carried and lulled a 1-month-old crying baby until the mother’s return from the voting booth, winning the hearts of many,” read the caption of the post.
Read the full post here:
#APPolice‘s humane face at #TamilNaduElections: @AnantapurPolice constable deployed to #TamilNadu for #TamilNaduElections2021 carried & lulled a 1-month-old crying baby until the mother’s return from the voting booth, winning the hearts of many.#AndhraPradesh#Elections2021 pic.twitter.com/vk0DO2doJN
— Andhra Pradesh Police (@APPOLICE100) April 6, 2021
The picture of the cop has gone viral online with netizens praising him. “OMG!! So nice of him! Good job AP police!” read one of the many comments on the post.
Voting is being conducted in more than 750 constituencies across the four states and one union territory. The polling percentage recorded at 5 pm on Tuesday is as follows— Assam (78.94%), Kerala (69.95%), Tamil Nadu (63.47%), West Bengal (77.68%), and Puducherry (77.90%).
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