Cyclone Amphan has left behind a trail of destruction in West Bengal and Odisha, claiming over 80 lives. Kolkata also bore brunt of the cyclone where trees were uprooted and communication lines snapped. Amid this gloom, a picture of former India captain and BCCI president Saurav Ganguly saving a mango tree has gone viral.
Taking to Twitter, Ganguly shared pictures of himself pulling back an uprooted tree from the balcony of his house. “The mango tree in the house had to be lifted, pulled back and fixed again .. strength at its highest,” he wrote while tweeting the pictures.
The mango tree in the house had to be lifted, pulled back and fixed again .. strength at its highest 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/RGOJeaqFx1
Since being shared online, the post quickly went viral on social media and prompted several reactions online with many praising the cricketer for helping save a tree. However, the picture also reminded some of Ganguly’s celebration at Lord’s balcony in 2002 after the NatWest final win against England.
Karbo ladbo jitbo Great work by our Indian captain https://t.co/0PYKONWTMb
— SANTOSH KUMAR (@santoor_78) May 22, 2020
— tadbitmad ™ (@tadbitmad01) May 22, 2020
— Biswajit (@biswa_87) May 22, 2020
Dada is back in the balcony. https://t.co/3VZMcbul3U
— Madhav Bhatiya (@MadhavBhatiya) May 22, 2020
Ah Ganguly and his balcony pictures 🥺 https://t.co/P0ljQzP4YS
— Kevin Zatakia (@KevinZatakia) May 22, 2020
Awesome Dada. Thank God it survives. We believe Kolkata will bounce back soon more stronger. https://t.co/OGaWtKCUNE
— binita behera (@binita_behera) May 22, 2020
— आत्मनिर्भर, Manchibaba ( जनेऊ धारी ) 🇮🇳🇮🇳 (@manchibaba) May 22, 2020
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