Netizens moved after a picture of an on-duty cop comforting a crying baby as its mother voted at a polling booth in the Tamil Nadu elections went viral on social media. The constable, who was deployed from Anantapur district, was captured in a camera with a one-month-old baby in his arms, revealed Andhra Pradesh Police.
The Tamil Nadu cop willingly took care of and comforted the crying baby while the mother went to cast her vote. “AP Police’s humane face at #TamilNaduElections: Anantapur Police constable deployed for Tamil Nadu Elections 2021 carried and lulled a one-month-old crying baby until the mother’s return from the voting booth, winning the hearts of many,” the tweet by Andhra Pradesh Police read.
#APPolice's humane face at #TamilNaduElections: @AnantapurPolice constable deployed to #TamilNadu for #TamilNaduElections2021 carried & lulled a 1-month-old crying baby until the mother's return from the voting booth, winning the hearts of many.#AndhraPradesh#Elections2021 pic.twitter.com/vk0DO2doJN
— Andhra Pradesh Police (@APPOLICE100) April 6, 2021
Social media has showered praises on the constable in the picture, whose name has not been revealed. The picture has received numerous ‘likes’ and comments on social media, since being posted.
OMG!! So nice of him! Good job AP POLICE!
— Likitha Koni (@KlmLikitha) April 6, 2021
— ਸਿੰਘ ਆੰਦੋਲਨਜੀਵੀ (@Singh_PBP) April 6, 2021
— Raja (@sanidevjai) April 6, 2021
On April 6, voting across 234 Assembly constituencies in 38 districts of Tamil Nadu was held, where the state saw 62.86% voting till 5 pm. The results are scheduled to be declared on May 2.