Railway minister Piyush Goyal has shared a TiKTok video that shows a dangerous stunt on-board a moving train almost going horribly wrong. The minister shared the video to highlight the dangers of doing stunts on moving trains.
In the undated video shot at an undisclosed location, a man is seen holding to the handrails of a coach while dangling outside. As he attempts to jump off the moving train to the ground below, he slips and holds onto one handrail while being dragged by the train. The man finally lets go and end up dangerously close to the train, but escapes from coming under it.
Criticising the stunt, Goyal wrote in a tweet: “Chalti train mein stunt dikhana bahaduri nahi, moorkhta ki nishani hai (Performing stunts on a moving train isn’t a sign of bravery, but stupidity).” He said that people’s lives are immeasurably valuable and they shouldn’t put themselves at risk.
Watch the video here:
चलती ट्रेन में स्टंट दिखाना बहादुरी नही, मूर्खता की निशानी है। आपका जीवन अमूल्य है, इसे खतरे में ना डालें।
नियमों का पालन करें, और सुरक्षित यात्रा का आनंद लें। pic.twitter.com/tauidfOqRj
— Piyush Goyal Office (@PiyushGoyalOffc) February 18, 2020
Many criticised the man for the stunt and said he was lucky to have survived. While some appealed for coaches to get doors that remained shut during a journey, others argued in favour of a stronger punishment for those violating norms.
— SHATRUGHAN 🇮🇳#PATRIOTIC HINDUSTANI🇮🇳 #Team SCB (@shatrughan100) February 18, 2020
— वरुण (@vcube23) February 18, 2020
Appeal to Government to arrest him https://t.co/WzlIPF0eTl
— Rebati Ramana Panda (@rebati_panda) February 18, 2020
Do not play with your life.. Someone is waiting for you at home.. Travel safe n travel with responsibility https://t.co/t3Tnr0VpJG
— योगेश कुमार (@KumarYogesh2005) February 18, 2020
WTF this guy thinks he’s! 🤬🤯🤬🤯🤬🤯🤬 What level of insanity is this? https://t.co/WgBMLlviXt
— Arunima Dey (@ArunimaDey17) February 18, 2020
Such videos are very helpful as other people should stop others to do it.
— Nitin Chandra (@nitinchandra09) February 18, 2020
He was lucky .. Yamraj gave a missed call
— NaveeN (@krn045) February 18, 2020
Agree with you. Also please think how we can avoid such things. We can replace all ancient 50 year manual doors technology with Automated doors which will not open at all until stop comes.
— Sustainable Future (@Ganesh1287) February 18, 2020
Dear Sir, When our Indian trains runs while running in closed doors system?
— Ravikumar ರವಿ ಭದ್ರಾವತಿ (@ravi8kumar1) February 18, 2020
OMG. . This was so scary.
— Chandni singh (@chandnisingh108) February 18, 2020
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