"Dedication Is Thy Name": Assam Cop Wins Many Hearts On Social Media

Assam Police on Twitter saluted the traffic cop, Mithun Das, for his "exceptional devotion".

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'Dedication Is Thy Name': Assam Cop Wins Many Hearts On Social Media

Mithun Das manned one of the busiest junctions in Guwahati in heavy rain.


Guwahati: 

A traffic cop in Assam won the hearts of many on social media after he continued to man one of the busiest intersections in Guwahati despite heavy rain on Sunday.

A video tweeted by the Assam police showed Mithun Das, the traffic cop, standing at an uncovered platform as it rained heavily in the state capital. In the eight-second video, the traffic cop is seen standing in his uniform; he is not wearing a raincoat.

Assam Police, on their official Twitter handle, saluted the traffic cop for his "exceptional devotion". Mr Das showed how "dedication can turn a storm into a sprinkle".

Special DGP (Law & Order) Kuladhar Saikia also praised Mr Das saying: "Personnel like him, who stand against such adversities everyday, without being recorded."

He also inspired many social media users. In one of the posts, Mr Das was called a "disciplined soldier".

"A stormy day in Guwahati, all are in chaos. Despite heavy rain. one traffic police officer stands still. stands like a disciplined soldier. he is on duty with his normal postures., Honest to the duty. This is the new India," the post read.

The intersection "is one of the busiest intersection of Guwahati connecting Shillong, North Assam cities to Airport and southern Assam and also Dispute, Paltan bazar, pan bazar to Basishtha," a user said.

Another social media user was reminded of the motto:"Always at your service". "We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing," he posted.

"Sometimes a small things make our heart fills with joy.Time 12 pm date 31st march 2019 and place Basistha Chariali Traffic point. A stormy day.. all are in chaos. Despite heavy rain.. one traffic police man working," a Twitter user posted, describing what he felt about the traffic cop's dedication. 

The Assam Police's tweet with Mithun Das's video was liked by at least 1,800 users and retweeted nearly 700 times



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