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Video shows elderly woman diving into Ganga, leaves netizens divided

Netizens were divided over the elderly woman's instant plunge into the water. While some users praised her enthusiasm, courage, some others pointed out the act as risky.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 30, 2022 10:22:26 am
elderly woman dive into river Ganga, Haridwar, woman jump from Haridwar bridge, Haridwar, river Ganga, indian expressThe short clip shows the woman holding the railing of the bridge and getting ready to dive. Without any hesitation, she dives instantly and manages to swim in the water currents.

Indian Police Service officer Dipanshu Kabra shared a clip showing an elderly woman diving from the Har Ki Pauri bridge into the Ganga in Haridwar and netizens are divided.

The short clip shows the woman holding the railing of the bridge and getting ready to dive. Without any hesitation, she dives instantly and manages to swim in the water.

The bureaucrat identified her as a 70-year-old woman. Kabra tweeted in Hindi, “Seeing the video, I was shocked at first but Dadiji turned out to be an expert swimmer. She is around 70 years old. The courage and enthusiasm with which she jumped from Har Ki Pauri bridge into the Ganges and went swimming is unbelievable.”

While some social media users praised her enthusiasm and courage, some others pointed out that the act is risky.

A user commented in Hindi, “Well it is amazing…but sir are you supporting this kind of risky fun…? If by mistake there was less water and stone there then… this video might have been viral as an accident.” Another user wrote, “Gud ..but risk🤔🤔.”

A third user wrote,” Really age can never stop you from doing anything.” Another comment read, “Omg….Age is just a number…. She proved it.”

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First published on: 29-06-2022 at 06:17:05 pm

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