Japanese PM Sends Flowers From Tokyo To The Cop, Who Died While Guarding His Cavalcade

Bharat Nayak

December 15th, 2015 / 4:41 PM

News Source: Timeline of Mohan Guruswamy | Image Source: abc

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shown a gesture, our VIPs never do. Even if they do, rarely it is selfless.

Delhi Police head constable Virendra Pratap Singh was deployed in the route Japanese PM was to take from the airport while returning to Japan. An unidentified vehicle ran him over killing him on the spot He was on police motorbike and was to take over charge of the cavalcade’s movement.

As soon as the news reached to Japenese PM, who was in Tokyo, he sent a bouquet of flowers and a letter of condolence to Yadav’s family. Virendra Pratap Singh is survived by his wife and a child.

Mohan Guruswamy, who heads the Centre for Policy Alternatives, posted about this on his Facebook timeline:

“SHINZO ABE’S GESTURE.

Early on Sunday morning Head Constable Virender Singh Yadav of the Delhi Police attached to Palam Police Station and deployed on the departure route of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was mowed down at about 3 am by, an as yet unknown, speeding vehicle near Metro pillar 139. He was on his police motorbike and was to take over charge of the cavalcade’s movement. He was killed on the spot and lay on the road when a passerby informed the Delhi Police.

The incident barely got a passing mention in this mornings newspapers. But no sooner the word got back to Tokyo, in a touching gesture the Japanese Prime Minister decided to send a bouquet of flowers and a letter of condolence to Yadav’s family.

For our VIP’s it would be just another little man dying doing his duty and not worth a second thought.”
Mohan Guruswamy

This is such a selfless act that very few politicians in the whole world are capable of. This act won’t get mentioned anywhere and that is why it is important. Even in India if a politician does these kind of acts, rarely it happens that it is not done for media coverage.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Keeping Tokyo 2020 in mind, let’s talk about the Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Tokyo Lost & Found

Last Year, Tokyo Residents Returned Rs 209 Crore To Lost & Found; 3/4 Of This Was Returned To The Owners

The Teeth Archer Who Hopes To Make It To The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

2020 Tokyo Olympic Medals To Be Made Out Of Recycled Electronic Devices

Sinkhole Repaired By Japanese Workers

100 Foot Deep Sinkhole Repaired By Japanese Workers In Just Two Days

Tribal Boy Writes To PM Seeking Action Against Japanese Encephalitis In Odisha Where Death Toll Rises To 73

Latest on The Logical Indian

Exclusive

In The Age Of Big Data: Karnataka’s Helavaru Community Preserves Ancestral Bloodline One Family At A Time

Get Inspired

Suit Yourself On The Runway: This Group Of Transgenders From Kolkata Are Tailoring Their Own Clothes

News

Week After Pulwama Attack, Home Ministry Approves Free Air Travel For Paramilitary Forces In Jammu & Kashmir

News

Public Sector Banks Write Off Loans Worth Rs 41,000 Crore; SBI Writes Off Rs 10,000 Crore Loan

Get Inspired

West Bengal: Elephant Hides Child Between Legs To Protect Her From Other Herd Members

News

[Video] 26-Yr-Old Kashmiri Shawl Seller Thrashed In Bengal After Pulwama Attack

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.