Updated: February 24, 2021 10:13:16 am
A couple in Uttar Pradesh made their wedding day even more special by engaging in the ‘joy of giving’ and saving a life. The bride and the groom came ahead to save the life of a girl by donating blood, as per a viral photo shared by UP cop Ashish Kr Mishra on twitter.
While weddings are mostly associated with newlyweds receiving gifts, this couple decided to turn the tradition on its head. The little girl, as per the policeman, was in dire need of blood, and no one came forward to donate it. It was when the the newlyweds stepped up and volunteered to give blood amid the festivities. In the photo, the couple can be seen dressed in their wedding finery, even as the man donated blood.
“My India is great,” the police officer from Prayagraj wrote in Hindi while sharing the image. He explained that no one volunteered to donate blood “because she was someone else’s child.”
मेरा भारत महान |
एक बच्ची को ब्लड की जरूरत थी,कोई भी रक्तदान करने को सामने नही आ रहा था, क्योंकि वो किसी दूसरे की बच्ची थी,अपनी होती तो शायद कर भी देते,
खैर, शादी के दिन ही इस जोड़े ने रक्तदान कर बच्ची की जान बचायी |
Jai Hind,#PoliceMitra #UpPoliceMitra #BloodDonation pic.twitter.com/tXctaRe1nR
— Ashish Kr Mishra (@IndianCopAshish) February 22, 2021
Mishra shared the couple’s photo to draw attention to their kindness, as part of UP Police Mitra initiative, which encourages youths to donate blood and connects donors with those in need.
The thoughtful gesture by the couple is earning plaudits online. “Great service to humanity,” remarked one user applauding their efforts, while another wrote: “Big salute to the newlyweds.”
— ndswamy (@nxd032) February 23, 2021
— Geekay (@Geekay1966) February 22, 2021
Great service to humanity
— Suman Chopra (@sumanchopra) February 22, 2021
God Bless The Newly Wed Couple
— Debasish Chatterjee (@debasishcap15) February 22, 2021
Great example. Wish the couple all the best for a very happy married life.
— Tintin (@Tintin81839256) February 22, 2021
A best way to make your big day a memorable one. Kudos to the couple.
— Monika Sharma (@Monika24S) February 22, 2021
— Naveen Poosa (@NaveenPoosa) February 23, 2021
Proud of the couple.
— SHRADDHA KHANDELWAL (@SHRADDH67100799) February 23, 2021
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