‘Hero’ pointsman Mayur Shelkhe gets rousing welcome for saving child

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Vangani (Maharashtra), Apr 20 (ANI): The railway staff at Central Railway office, cheered and clapped for pointsman Mayur Shelkhe, for saving life of a child who lost his balance while walking on platform 2 of Vangani railway station and fell on railway tracks, on 17th April. Pointsman Mayur Shelkhe said, “The woman (with the child) was visually impaired. She could do nothing. I ran towards the child but also thought that I might be in danger too. Still, I thought I should save him. The woman was very emotional and thanked me a lot. Union Minister Piyush Goyal also called me up and congratulated me.” Shelkhe was also felicitated for his heroic deed by the Railways.

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