Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday met Shantabai Pawar, an 85-year-old girl whose stick-fighting video has gone viral on social media and has drawn widespread reward from web customers.
Ms Pawar has been performing “lathi-kathi” – a conventional Indian martial artwork – on the streets of Pune in the course of the lockdown to earn cash for her household, which incorporates orphaned youngsters she has taken below her care.
“I had the privilege to fulfill 85yrs outdated Shantabai Pawar, the #WarriorAaji from #Pune, at her residence. I heard from many individuals about the best way she has been exercising for her livelihood. Felt impressed & refreshed upon assembly her & gifted her Nawari saree & Rs 1 Lakh on Occasion’s behalf,” Anil Deshmukh tweeted.
After her video went viral, a number of folks have come ahead to assist, together with movie actor Riteish Deshmukh who known as her “warrior aaji” (warrior grandmother) on a microblogging website and contacted her.
“The ‘Bharosa Cell’ of Pune Police has demonstrated an awesome instance of humanity by serving the 15,000 Senior Residents of our society in the course of the lockdown interval. I’m additionally assured that the ‘Bharosa Cell’ will proceed to assist the folks in days to come back,” Mr Deshmukh stated in one other tweet.
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