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LOCKDOWN HEROS: Woman Home Guard leaves her 3-month-old child to answer Call Of Duty

Jharsuguda : Both the central and state governments are taking various measures to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Various departments, including the Department of Health, Department of Police, have also been the frontline warriors in this fight.

In this fight, a woman has put her personal problems behind her by putting her duty in front for the sake of country and society. She has come to the fore for his work. The woman was identified as Chandrika Singh (24), a woman home guard working at Jharsuguda district’s Laikera Police Station. She has been doing duty with her 3-month-old son.

She is a resident of Aitapalli village under Jharsuguda District’s Laikera police station. She has been a home guard since 2014. She got married in April 2018 in Panpali village in Laikera Block. As her husband lives and works in Assam, she has been living with her parents in her village. Chandrika gave birth to the baby boy on January 22. She returned to work after maternity leave. In amid of Coronavirus, her responsibility to the community could not be overturned.

“I had asked my senior officer who allowed me to perform my duty. As it is impossible to leave my child at home, so I bring my mother along while I am on duty. Later my mother looks after my child till I finish my duty. ” said Chandrika, Home Guard

“I would request people that we are performing our duty risking our life’s just to protect the people from Coronavirus. So, I want to request people if they don’t have any urgent work during the lockdown, people should not leave their house,” she added

Jharsuguda Superintendent of Police, Aswini Kumar Mohanty praised her call of duty and even posted her picture with baby, on his official Twitter handle


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