Lockdown heroes! Netizens heap praises after photo of cops sleeping on the ground goes viral

Updated: Apr 26, 2020, 18:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The picture of the two policemen sleeping on the road during the lockdown has won the hearts of the netizens. Cops have been relentlessly serving the nation in the fight against Covid-19

The heartbreaking picture shared by Madhur Verma, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Arunachal Pradesh
The heartbreaking picture shared by Madhur Verma, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Arunachal Pradesh

When the country is under total lockdown, a picture of two cops is doing the rounds on the internet for all the right reasons. The picture shared by Madhur Verma, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Arunachal Pradesh has gone viral and won the hearts of netizens.

The picture shows two cops sleeping on the road with their helmets and the lathis besides them. The policemen look exhausted after long duty hours and catching up on a well-deserved nap on the footpath when many of us have the luxury to sleep in a comfortable bed within the confines of our homes. 

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DIG  Madhur Verma shared the picture with his 1.18 lakh followers and captioned it: Isn't comfortable bed and an eight hour sleep such a luxury? Yes it is... if you are a cop! Proud of these #CoronaWarriors!

Many users appreciated the efforts of the cops and heaped praises on them.

The hard-hitting picture struck a chord with netizens and garnered over 54 thousand likes and over 8 thousand re-tweets. Twitterati took to the comments section of the post to shower praises on the police officers for their selfless service to the nation.

One user said, "God bless our corona warriors. Grateful for their selfless and much needed services," while another user said, "A big salute to true warriors. Let's always respect and support them." We can never pay back to these #CoronaWarriors No Words! 

India has been under lockdown since March 25 and the frontline workers, including the health workers and the police have risked their lives to serve the nation

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