When Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down hard on the prevalent VVIP culture in the country by banning the use of red beacon on the vehicles, the move garnered the support, from the party and the general public. In the same way, a Bengaluru traffic police officer is been in the news for allowing an ambulance to pass before the President’s convoy.
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PSI Nijlingappa, the man who was on the ground duty at Trinity Circle, the day when President Pranab Mukherjee was in the city, let the ambulance pass before the President’s convoy. The traffic police sub-inspector M L Nijalingappa was also rewarded by the city police for deftly allowing an ambulance on a priority basis during the convoy movement of the President who was in the city for the inauguration of Metro’s Green Line.
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Nijalingappa attached to Ulsoor Traffic police station was deployed at Trinity Circle on Saturday to facilitate the movement of the President’s convoy. The convoy was heading towards Raj Bhavan when Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance trying to find a way towards a private hospital near HAL.
Nijalingappa immediately passed on a message to senior officials seeking permission to allow the ambulance ahead of the convoy.