Pandharpur : Deccan Express – Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi performed the Mahapuja at the Vitthal temple in Pandharpur in the wee hours today on the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi. Thackeray himself drove down to Pandharpur from his residence in Mumbai in heavy rain and bad weather on Monday.
During his journey, he came to know about an accident involving two motorbike riders at a village. He urgently sent help to save the lives of the two injured youths.
According to details, CM Thackeray, wife Rashmi and son Aditya left Mumbai for Pandharpur on Monday afternoon. The CM reached Pandharpur around 9 pm after a nine-hour travel.
However, Thackeray came to know about the accident some kilometres away from Pandharpur. He urgently sent a car carrying his bodyguards and the ambulance from his convoy to help the accident victims.
The injured youths received treatment in time and their lives could be saved following CM Thackeray’s help. He did not stop at that. After reaching Pandharpur, he personally inquired about their health condition. Thus, the lives of two injured victims in the accident were saved due to the presence of mind shown by the CM.
The incident and the CM’s intervention went viral on the social media. Shiv Sena leader and Vidhan Parishad Deputy Chairperson Neelam Gorhe tweeted details of the incident and praised Thackeray’s presence of mind in saving two lives. She called him a sensitive chief minister. “The CM was on his way to have darshan of Vitthal…concerned about people’s welfare, family head CM Uddhav Thackeray. While on his way to Pandharpur to perform Mahapuja, he came to know about the two bike riders getting hurt in a serious accident near Karkamb village. He immediately sent the ambulance and a car carrying body guards in his convoy to rush the victims to hospital…a sensitive chief minister,” tweeted Gorhe.
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