President Ram Nath Kovind attends to policewoman who falls and twists ankle during Delhi award function

  • President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday attended to a policewoman who apparently slipped and twisted her ankle during an award function

  • The Delhi policewoman was standing in front of the dias at Vigyan Bhawan during the first National CSR Awards function

  • When the national anthem was being played, she fell and sat on the carpet, according to a PTI photographer

New Delhi: In a noble gesture, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday attended to a policewoman who apparently slipped and twisted her ankle during an award function.

 President Ram Nath Kovind attends to policewoman who falls and twists ankle during Delhi award function

File image of President Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

The Delhi policewoman was standing in front of the dias at Vigyan Bhawan during the first National CSR Awards function.

When the national anthem was being played, she fell and sat on the carpet, according to a PTI photographer.

Soon after the national anthem was over, Kovind was seen talking to Union minister Anurag Singh Thakur and then along with security walked down from the dais.

Kovind had a brief conversation with the policewoman after Thakur offered her a bottle of water.

Generally, the president leaves the venue immediately after the National Anthem.

There was a loud applause from the audience when Kovind walked out from the venue.

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, her deputy Thakur and Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas were among those present on the dais.

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Updated Date: Oct 29, 2019 15:46:17 IST