Kerala fisherman who went down on all fours to help women climb into boat gifted car

The pictures and video of the later identified fisherman Jaisal KP with many hailing the man for his heroic act. Appreciation the same, a Mahindra vehicles' dealer in Kozhikode gifted a brand new car to the fisherman.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 12, 2018 9:14:15 pm

kerala, kerala floods, kerala floods rescue, kerala fisherman, kerala fisherman viral video, For his efforts and good work, KP was given the first model of the new Mahindra Marazzo. (Source: Sundar Ramachandran/Twitter)

Kerala faced its worst floods in decades in August that resulted in lakhs of people being displaced from their homes and property damage worth hundreds of crores. Among the many heartening stories of humanity that emerged at the time was a video of a volunteer who went down on all fours to help elderly women climb an inflatable rescue boat.

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The pictures and video of the fisherman, who was later identified Jaisal KP, went viral with many hailing the man for his heroism. In appreciation, a dealer of Mahindra vehicles in Kozhikode gifted him a brand new car. Pictures of the event were shared by the Twitter handle of the automobile dealer. (Read this news in Tamil here)

“Kozhikode-based Eram Motors has gifted a Mahindra Marazzo to Jaisal, who gained widespread attention for offering his back to stranded people to get into a rescue boat in the recent Kerala floods,” the tweet read.

Jaisal was given the first vehicle of the recently-launched Marazzo. The award was given in the presence of Kerala’s labour minister TP Ramakrishnan. Chairman of the Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, also responded to the tweet lauding the dealer for his generosity:

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